Chore inflation index shows emptying dishwasher now just as much of a pain as washing dishes
New data on irritation at day-to-day household tasks has shown that the benefits of modern living are being eaten away by chore inflation, with the prospect of changing a duvet cover now so tiresome that it no longer outweighs using scratchy and uncomfortable sheets and blankets.
‘Advances in technology were supposed to make things easier for people,’ said a chore inflation analyst, ‘but statistics show that Victorian housemaids using a dangerously hot and heavy metal clothes iron were happier than a 35-year-old man in 2009 trying to work out why his digital iron keeps beeping, and wondering why the bloody hell an iron needs to be digital anyway.’Click to send this story to a friend
Posted: Nov 16th, 2009 by nealdoran
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