A survey of children who had been on long journeys in the family car has revealed that 87% of nine year olds think ‘fucking caravan’ is the correct technical expression. Over 80% also believed that ‘typical man’ and ‘useless woman’ were correct, although there was disagreement over whether taxi drivers or cyclists thought they owned the bleeding road.
While most respondents neither knew nor cared about the origin of the caravan description, a significant minority remembered being woken up by their parents’ activities while on caravan holidays when younger and attributed it to that.
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Posted: Jun 15th, 2010
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