Monday, April 07, 2008

About That Housework Thing

Scientists again:

Having a husband creates an extra seven hours of housework each week for women, according to a new study. For men, tying the knot saves an hour of weekly chores.

"It's a well-known pattern," said lead researcher Frank Stafford, an economist at University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research......
Wait a minute. Getting married saves men an hour's worth of chores per week? For most guys, that would put them into negative numbers. Still, I wonder where the extra six hours comes from for women. Most likely, they need to work faster.