Might As Well Face It, We're Addicted To E-Mail
Houston is officially e-mail crazy.
That's according to AOL, which we were somewhat surprised to learn still exists.
But it does, and it has issued its fourth annual survey of e-mail habits in America.
The results -- only New York is more obsessed with e-mail than Houston. We beat Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco and every other city that was involved.
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We're sure this is all incredibly scientific, so here are some of the details of Houston's habits, according to the survey:
Nearly three-quarters of Houstonians have checked their e-mail while in the bathroom; only 55 percent, thank Christ, while driving.
We had the highest percentage of people -- 55 percent -- who claimed they left their Blackberry on, sitting on their night table overnight, "so they can hear the chime of a new email arriving in their inbox."
Disappointingly, no questions were asked as to where Houstonians most liked to access Internet porn -- while driving? (We hope not.) In a bathroom? (More likely.)
Also, it apparently didn't ask the question -- out of embarrassment, we assume -- "How many of you are actually still using AOL?"
-- Richard Connelly