Sunday, March 20, 2005

Expanding EU

What is funny about this blogging-for-common-sense business is that every time you think that there aren't any more stereotypes of Americans to challenge, or that there are some stereotypes so factual (so based in fact) that you cannot and should not deny them, truth has a way of popping out its head.
At least seven European countries now challenge the United States in size — at least around the waistline. In a group of nations from Greece to Germany, the proportion of overweight or obese men is higher than in the U.S., experts said Tuesday in a major analysis of expanding girth on the European continent
writes the AP's Jenna Payne (thank you for your order, Gregory).

Noonshadows has more about a piece of conventional wisdom (the singular obesity of Americans) biting… the dust

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