Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."

Today I typed in "eight in 10" unearthing the following curious tidbits:

Eight in 10 pastors' wives say they feel unappreciated or unaccepted by their husbands' congregations, according to surveys by the Global Pastors Wives Network (GPWN); the same number wish their husbands would choose another profession. "Wives' issues" is the No. 1 reason pastors leave their ministries. The divorce rate among ministers and their wives is 50%, no better than that of the general public. More than eight in 10 Huckabee supporters said they are born again or evangelical Christians, compared to less than half of Romney's. More than eight in 10 organisations are anticipating difficulties ahead in finding quality people to fill vacancies, according to latest findings from the Recruitment Confidence Index (RCI). Eight in 10 homes have digital TV [in the UK] Eight in 10 Give to Charity, but Average Giving Down Eighty-three percent of Americans gave to charity in 2006, but the average annual contribution among those making gifts fell from $1,352 in 2005 to $1,220, according to a new Wall Street Journal Online/Harris Interactive Personal Finance Poll. Wake-up Call: Nearly Eight in 10 Pre-Retirees Not Financially Fit Enough for Secure Retirement Eight in 10 adult Internet users have looked for health information online, making it one of the most popular online activities Nearly eight in 10 Canadians would not have unwanted fat suctioned from their body, a face lift, droopy eyelids fixed or any other work done even if they could afford it,

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