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Pepe Le Pew! France: One in 29 Don't Shower Even Once a WEEK - 13% Don't Wash After Using Toilet
Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 17 October 2012 | David Harding

Posted on 10/17/2012 3:18:02 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

One in 29 French people don't take a shower even once a WEEK - while 13% do not wash their hands after using the toilet

Pepe Le Pew

One in 29 people in France only take a shower once a week, according to a new survey.

The study into French washing habits also found that one in five do not shower every day.

On the other end of the scale, 11.5 per cent of French men and women shower several times daily.

Hand washing, too, is ‘not always a priority for the French,’ said pollster BVA, which was commissioned to carry out the survey by hygiene product company Tork. One eighth of those questioned said they didn’t bother washing their hands after going to the toilet and 45 per cent admitted they didn’t scrub up after being on public transport even though 54% thought buses and trains were ‘the dirtiest objects in daily life.’

More than one in five said they didn’t wash their hands before sitting down for a meal.

The bath is in decline with only 18 per cent of French people who take one once a week and 61% who say they do not bathe frequently.

The French are more aware of hygiene when they are cooking - 86.6 per cent say they always wash their hands before preparing food.

Young people are also less concerned about cleaning toilets than their elders: from 18 to 34 years, 18.9 per cent cleaned the toilet every day, against 44.9 per cent for those aged 50 to 64 years and 58.7 per cent of those over 65.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: bath; bathing; bodyodor; eurotrash; france; franch; frenchy; hygiene; napl; stinky; surrendermonkeys; toilet; vivalafrance
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I can't figure out if this means the French are improving their hygiene or if they are becoming even stinkier. The numbers seem too high nonetheless ... IMO

1 posted on 10/17/2012 3:18:09 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping


2 posted on 10/17/2012 3:19:03 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Did they track how many even use toilets?


3 posted on 10/17/2012 3:23:35 PM PDT by Gman (Anglican Priest)
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To: DogByte6RER

Per fumed.


4 posted on 10/17/2012 3:24:53 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Pretty sure that 10 years ago, in the U.S., the percentage that don’t wash after using the bathroom was 39%.

...but, that’s because they shower daily....


5 posted on 10/17/2012 3:26:24 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: DogByte6RER

French by decent or French by immigration?


6 posted on 10/17/2012 3:28:25 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: DogByte6RER

Guess it’s better not to get anything that is truly genuine, “authentic french”. You’ll be getting a lot more than you bargained for.

Reminds me of the chef who said “I like to put a little bit of me in every dish.”


7 posted on 10/17/2012 3:32:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: DogByte6RER
13% Don't Wash After Using Toilet

That's pretty good! I'd say easily 50% of the students and staff don't wash after using the bathroom where I work.
8 posted on 10/17/2012 3:32:18 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: DogByte6RER
No sink:


9 posted on 10/17/2012 3:32:52 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: DogByte6RER
One in 29 French people don't take a shower even once a WEEK

I'll bet those same people are the ones that write blogs.

10 posted on 10/17/2012 3:33:47 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: G Larry

>> Pretty sure that 10 years ago, in the U.S., the percentage that don’t wash after using the bathroom was 39%.

I can’t speak for everyone, of course. But *my* Dad trained me, at a young age, how not to pee on my hand. :-)


11 posted on 10/17/2012 3:37:08 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: bigbob

>> no sink

Why would you NEED a sink in a missile nosecone?


12 posted on 10/17/2012 3:38:44 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: andyk

>> I’d say easily 50% of the students and staff don’t wash after using the bathroom where I work.

I hope you don’t work in a culinary school.


13 posted on 10/17/2012 3:40:08 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: DogByte6RER

I must admit that I’m not as fanatical about hygiene as some people. Showering every day dries out the skin, bath oil and lotion or not. Every other day, with washing up on the off day works for me. Of course, I’ve always had a home office and didn’t go out amongst the public every day. Husband is even nastier than I am. Handwashing frequently, especially after going to the bathroom and before eating is a good idea. A few germs will do you good. - A few years ago, I read a newspaper article by a doctor that advised, in fact, not to shower every day because of dry skin. I also read that actually soap and water isn’t the panacea that some claim; that really the friction of rubbing the hands together under warm running water for a while is what dispenses with the germs. Unlike Michelle, I wish people to do as they like, no matter how dry their skin gets. :o) - Best regards, Stinky Twinkie


14 posted on 10/17/2012 3:41:21 PM PDT by Twinkie (WE ARE HURTING IN OBAMA'S ECONOMY . . .)
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To: Nervous Tick

It’s one of my favorite punch lines when somebody thinks they’re being cute, and ask if I’d washed.

“I didn’t pee on them.”

That answer is insufficient regarding “other” business.....


15 posted on 10/17/2012 3:44:17 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: DogByte6RER

That’s only roughly 3%. I bet we have far more than that here that don’t shower.


16 posted on 10/17/2012 3:45:39 PM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: andyk

I hate public restrooms. People run their hands under the water with no soap, or use soap and wash for about half a second, and that’s “clean” for them.

I thank God for bleach and disinfectants.


17 posted on 10/17/2012 3:51:43 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: DogByte6RER
They got some coffee,
(Frog-frog-coffee)
Eatin' right through the cup,
An' when you go ka-ka
It make you stand up
Down in France...

..and if you're not careful,
It stick to your cheeks
You smell like a native
For a couple of weeks
Down in France...

Frank Zappa
1984

I thought this was fitting. (I couldn't help myself.)

18 posted on 10/17/2012 3:57:57 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Cincinna

Ping!


19 posted on 10/17/2012 4:00:34 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Gross.


20 posted on 10/17/2012 4:04:38 PM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: DogByte6RER

Muzzies?


21 posted on 10/17/2012 4:05:22 PM PDT by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: DogByte6RER

Taking a shower may be taxed in France..


22 posted on 10/17/2012 4:10:21 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: DogByte6RER

Actually, I would not be surprised if the same study, if conducted in America, turned out very similar results.


23 posted on 10/17/2012 4:21:21 PM PDT by RobertClark (Be prepared, be polite, be professional and have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Wow....nobody wants to be down draft of me even after one day...without a shower

I would damn near be ripe after week...


24 posted on 10/17/2012 4:23:21 PM PDT by Popman (November 7th...will be a good day for America..)
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To: DogByte6RER

Explains the popularity of the bidet in France. They can tolerate the smell of BO but not the smell of ass.


25 posted on 10/17/2012 4:37:33 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: DogByte6RER; All
This 4% of the population is probably rather stinky.

stinky
26 posted on 10/17/2012 4:42:55 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Can you imagine taking a trans-Atlantic flight on Air France?


27 posted on 10/17/2012 4:50:21 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: DogByte6RER

Earthy...


28 posted on 10/17/2012 4:55:53 PM PDT by teeker
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To: DogByte6RER

Can’t help myself ... Best Bread I have ever had was in Lorraine France, I would awake at 3:00AM to make sure I could pig out before my 6:00AM briefing.

TT


29 posted on 10/17/2012 5:07:30 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Have you ever used a European shower? They’re darn near useless. I’ve had cats pee on me with more force....


30 posted on 10/17/2012 5:11:15 PM PDT by Eepsy
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To: forgotten man

31 posted on 10/17/2012 5:18:27 PM PDT by Route395
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To: forgotten man

32 posted on 10/17/2012 5:22:32 PM PDT by Route395
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To: DogByte6RER
The French are more aware of hygiene when they are cooking - 86.6 per cent say they always wash their hands before preparing food.

Millions of people risked their lives coming to the New World to get away from European food.

33 posted on 10/17/2012 5:38:52 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: CatherineofAragon

Use hydrogen peroxide; bleach is poison. HP kills enough germs for anybody. HP in a spray bottle makes a good spray cleaner for kitchen and bathroom counters. - Antibacterial stuff has caused germs to adjust and defeat the antibiotics we have available. HP kills the stink, not just cover it up. - Dr. Oz recommended keeping a bottle of pure eucalyptus oil by the potty, drop in a drop, put lid down, then flush; that way germs don’t spritz out into the room, and the eucalyptus smells good.


34 posted on 10/17/2012 5:54:21 PM PDT by Twinkie (WE ARE HURTING IN OBAMA'S ECONOMY . . .)
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To: Twinkie

Good tips, thank you. But I gotta have that poison for the laundry.


35 posted on 10/17/2012 6:10:26 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
They're too busy - gotta practice to keep in top surrendering form.


36 posted on 10/17/2012 7:22:56 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Photobucket Your reference to cheese eating surrender monkeys reminded me of this great poster.
37 posted on 10/17/2012 7:30:46 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

I’m not much of a traveler, but per my one trip to a predominantly French city (Brussels Belgium) about 20 years ago, one of my most lasting memories was the extremely strong smell of perfume almost everywhere I went. Airport, taxis, hotels, museums, restaurants, even on the streets - didn’t matter. Perfume everywhere. It really made me wonder what they were trying to cover up.


38 posted on 10/17/2012 7:37:30 PM PDT by MCH
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To: CatherineofAragon

“..I gotta have that poison for the laundry.”

Yeah; me, too. A little bit of it, anyway. For whitening and to make really nasty stuff at least seem cleaner. It takes a whole bunch of hydrogen peroxide for the laundry and gets expensive to use enough of it for that. Use less than I used to anyway.


39 posted on 10/17/2012 7:37:34 PM PDT by Twinkie (WE ARE HURTING IN OBAMA'S ECONOMY . . .)
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To: Slump Tester; Darksheare

Darksheare, someone’s dissin’ coffee...


40 posted on 10/17/2012 7:45:36 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1366 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Slump Tester; Darksheare; null and void; Slings and Arrows

I’ll be movin to Montana soon...


41 posted on 10/17/2012 7:58:00 PM PDT by glock rocks (Optimist? Pessimist? Naw, I'm an Awesomist - There's a dragon in that glass!)
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To: Twinkie

A gallon of 35% peroxide is only $60, that’s enough to make 10 gallons of home strength.

(Of course BATF would put you under a microscope for buying 35%, but that’s another story)...


42 posted on 10/17/2012 7:58:57 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1366 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: glock rocks
Raisin' it up
Waxin' it down
In a little white box I can sell uptown.
43 posted on 10/17/2012 8:00:34 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: humblegunner

lololol


44 posted on 10/18/2012 5:35:33 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: null and void

I’ve bought that 35% HP (a little) in the past; but it’s too hard to keep it away from husband grabbing it up and using it like 3%. It can burn like mischief if you get it mixed up with the 3%.


45 posted on 10/18/2012 7:11:36 AM PDT by Twinkie (PEOPLE ARE HURTING IN OBAMA'S ECONOMY . . .)
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