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Survey: British Workers Don't Care About the Royal Wedding

Only 16 days until the British Royal wedding, but British employees just aren't that into it.

U.K. company Maris Interiors contacted 316 British offices and only four -- four! -- said they're planning to celebrate in some way. This means at least 98% aren't going knees-up over the wedding of the year by putting up tacky "Wills and Kate" decorations or whatever. Workers will get the day off -- creating a sweet, three-day weekend -- so that's something to look forward to, I guess. For many employees it's just another day off.

I'm certainly no James Whitaker, but from what I'm reading a lot of people in the U.K. are sick of the wall-to-wall wedding coverage. Roll on April 30, as the Brits are saying on message boards in the Daily Mail. Let's all red arrow away!

I don't know where I'm going with this post, other than to say that Charles and Diana's wedding feels like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? A lot of people seem to think Diana's wedding dress was too wrinkly and big, but my pre-teen self of 30 years ago thought it was perfect. I'd better sign off now, because it's a slippery slope from talking about Princess Diana's clothing to roaming the aisles of Michael's Arts and Crafts looking for more cheap chotchkies from China. The double X chromosome is a powerful thing.

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  1. Ofc they don't care!
    It wans't the queen that won all those billions for the wedding, it was the people!
    So much money wasted on a simple wedding is an outrage, specially in the middle of a crisis...

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