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I've heard various folk rumours about what folk 'will do'. Such as:

  1. People will spend money to renovate their homes rather than buying somewhere bigger.

  2. People will continue to spend money on hobbies, and because of this magazine subscriptions will stay robust.

  3. People will take holidays in the UK rather than abroad.

Considering that one person I know is on a three day week and another has been in manufacturing not-quite-redundancy job limbo for four months, and that these don't seem to be unusual experiences, I'm having trouble reconciling these suggestions with reality.
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Tue Mar 3rd, 2009 at 12:47:59 PM EST
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I guess there are differences across the EU, and that these differences may be only time lags.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Tue Mar 3rd, 2009 at 01:07:42 PM EST
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