Americans Get in Over 300 Arguments About...Dishes


Few people actually enjoy doing the dishes, and apparently they are the source of lots of arguments in America. 

A new poll conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Finish, finds:

  • The average American will be involved in 217 arguments each year over dishes.
  • That comes out to an average of 18 dish-related arguments each month.
  • 60% of Americans say they get stressed out doing the dishes.
  • Among the most common dish-based argument is over who should empty the dishwasher, with folks having four of those fights each month.
  • Other common dish-related arguments include:
    • Leaving dishes to soak in the sink (4)
    • Who should load the dishwasher (4)
    • Pre-rinsing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher (4)
    • Leaving dishes in the sink when the dishwasher is empty (3)

Source: SWNS Digital

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