The average British office worker spends more than 90 minutes a day gossiping,
e-mailing friends, and flirting in the office, according to a newly published
Specifically, the survey of 2,000 people by Halifax Share Dealings found that
in a typical working day, an office staffer spends 54 minutes gossiping, 16
minutes flirting, 14 minutes surfing the Internet, nine minutes e-mailing friends
and family, and three minutes shopping online.
But here's the most revealing finding: Contrary to popular belief, men and
women spend almost equal time gossiping.
Reuters, via Yahoo!