More Signs of Our Sickness..
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 99 20:14:37 -0800
Subject: More Signs of Our Sickness..
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Did you know ...
If shop mannequins were real women, they'd be too thin to menstruate.
There are 3,000,000,000 (billion) women who don't look like supermodels
and only eight who do.
Marilyn Monroe wore a size 14.
If Barbie was a real woman, she'd have to walk on all fours due to
The average American woman weighs 144 lbs. and wears between a size
12 and 14.
One out of every four college-aged women has an eating disorder.
The models in the magazines are airbrushed-even they're not perfect!!
A psychological study in 1995 found that three minutes spent looking
at models in a fashion magazine caused 70% of women to feel depressed,
guilty, and shameful.
Models twenty years ago weighed 8% less than the average woman, today
they weigh 23% less.
© 1999 Peter Langston