Saturday, January 20, 2007

Why Americans love to shoplift meat. - Slate Magazine

Next time you see an employed 35-year old woman in the grocery store, watch out, because she's about to steal some meat:
Though men and women shoplift in equal numbers, such aspirational meatlifters are most likely to be gainfully employed women between 35 and 54, according to a 2005 University of Florida study.


Magdalena said...

I saw some guy running out of Ferndale Foods once and he had armloads of meat. As he ran, meat also fell out of his pant legs. It was altogether the funniest and saddest thing I think I may have ever seen.

Jeremy said...

There's nothing like the sheer thrill and total rush of shoving a t-bone steak into your undershorts.

But then again, I wouldn't expect you to understand.