FANCY A NEW YEAR'S EVE SNOG? TRY LONDON
According to Scotsman.com, a London-based poll revealed the following interesting stats about that country across the pond. (Very interesting, since my only experience with British culture is my exposure to The Office and Coupling. Oh, and they like soccer so much that they call it football.)
A survey of more than 10,000 adults by londonlaunch.com found 75% of partygoers kissed for an average of five minutes each during the evening.
I think we know where all America's single women are going next year.
The online research also found that 2% of those questioned, equivalent to 800,000 revellers across the country, met their future spouses at a New Year’s Eve party.
Wow. I'm pretty sure I haven't. But I guess time will tell.
More than 18 million gallons of alcohol are consumed during the night.
No wonder there's so much snogging. Note to self. Grog+Nog=Snog.
And more than 140,500 babies are conceived on New Year’s Eve, according to the research.
Not this year, kids. At least not in my uterus. But isn't it nice when you can blur the decision to have a family by ingesting massive quantities of alcohol? Ahh. This is the side of New Year's you don't get to see that often. The softer, gentler, more alcoholic side. Maybe that's why they talk about Baby New Year. (Though I'd rather talk about Baby Fish Mouth. Which, as you know, is sweeping the nation.*)
*Yes, I've made this joke before. And I'll make it again! I'm not a'feared o' you folks. I will keep making this reference until it's no longer funny. Which could be a while, so you might as well hunker down. Fancy a pint while you're waiting?