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SURVEY: Men Are More Likely Than Women to Gossip

February 12, 2018
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Forget the assumption that women are the biggest gossips - a new survey out today concludes men are by far the worst culprits.

A fifth of those asked said they spent at least three hours a day gossiping - mainly at work - with the main topics including women colleagues and who is in line for promotion.

One in 10 men like to dish the dirt on other people, compared with 4% of women, while more men than women are guilty of spreading rumours, according to the poll.

Some 55% of men said they gossiped at work, compared with 46% of women whose top topics were family feuds, old school friends, fashion errors and what neighbors are like.

Among men the favourite subject is old school friends, then the sexiest girl at work, promotions, salaries, and finally their best friend's conquest, the survey found.

At home, 17% of men confess they were more interested in pillow talk than sex, with only 10% of women saying the same. However, a fifth of girlfriends and wives said they preferred to gossip with a friend than their partner.

The poll of 1,033 adults conducted last month across the UK.

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