Unimpressed: Russian student Anna Shlyakhtenko who is studying English in London finds the manners of British men 'disappointing'. Russian women working in the UK have launched a scathing attack on British men — branding them filthy and ill-mannered. They have fired up internet forums and blogs with a series of posts about the shortcomings of the British male — and they hold nothing back. In meetings, they are biting their nails. And my boss, a noted barrister, stretches himself out in his chair, as if he is on a bed. He yawns, sometimes scratching his crotch.
Dirty secret: why is there still a housework gender gap?
Dirty secret: why is there still a housework gender gap? | Inequality | The Guardian
Dirty Britain E1 of 2. About Episode Guide. However, as well as watching pest controllers, race-ground cleaners and landfill operatives as they go about their revolting but vital work, we join two young guys who clean the windows of the Gherkin in London - from the outside. Summary Part one of two. Men and women who clean up after the nation reveal the unpleasant aspects of their work, providing a unique perspective on modern British life. The programme meets Manchester sewer workers Mick and Shaun, who have first-hand knowledge of the public's poor diet, event cleaner Marcia, who gives an insight into how Brits behave in a crowd, and window cleaner Ross, whose job involves keeping a huge national icon absolutely spotless. Plus, pest controller Jim battles an infestation of bedbugs.
Other unhygienic habits include using the same plate for lunch and dinner rather than washing it up, going commando and dusting with dirty socks. Whether it is laziness, forgetfulness or sheer apathy, it seems millions are quite happy to bend the rules over cleanliness every now and again, said a survey of 1, adults aged Among the dirty pile of bad habits is wearing dirty clothes from the laundry which 20 per cent admit to, said the report by household products firm Method.
WE might be known as Great Britain but, as a nation, it turns out we are anything but great when it comes to our cleanliness habits. A recent study by clothing retailer Banana Moon showed one in five of us will wear our underwear twice before washing it, and a quarter of women won't wash their bra until they've worn it at least five times. Bed sheets miss out on the wash, too - leaving the ml of liquid we sweat out each night and half an ounce of dead skin cells for us to roll around in under the covers.