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The Toilet Paper Article of the Week: She Works Hard for Her Money!

Posted Jan 29 2010 3:30am

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Here’s an article from our friends over at The Toilet Paper. To subscribe to their free ball busting daily newsletter, click here.

The old joke, “Why don’t women wear watches? Because there’s a clock on the stove,” used to get hearty laughs. Today, is about as relevant as the VCR.

According to a Pew Research Center survey released yesterday, 22% of men made less money in 2007 than their wives. The report cites education patterns and a drop in marriage rates as two of the factors affecting the data. As more women are becoming the major breadwinners, some husbands are staying at home to cook and raise the kids. Which, other than watching the Wiggles and monitoring the occasional play date, ain’t a bad gig.

Number

82% – Percentage of the 3.6 million jobs lost since the recession started in December 2007 that were held by men, leaving many women to step in to financially support their families.

“Have a great day sweetheart! Say, you haven’t seen that second Wii controller, have you?”

Quote

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.

Irwin Corey, American comedian, actor

Word

joint account

noun. 1. Account owned jointly by two or more persons at a bank or brokerage firm. 2. Totally awesome concept if you were Tom Arnold in the early 90s. 3. What happened from the joint’s perspective during the incident.

Fact

One in every 11 adult women in the United States owns a business. Female entrepreneurship has been growing at twice the national average since 1997.

Wow, that is a lot of beauty parlors and nail salons. Kidding ladies, we love you!

The List

Movin’ On Up

Kevin Federline – Britney Spears’s ex-husband gets $20G a month until he dies or remarries.
Jay-Z – Made only $35M in 2009, according to Forbes. His girl Beyoncé made $87M. What a bum!
Christian Meyer – Stay at home dad. His wife Stephanie Meyer wrote the Twilight series. She’s worth $50M.
Danny Moder – Cameraman husband of Julia Roberts. Her net worth is estimated at $140M.
Tito Ortiz – MMA fighter who earns $200G a fight. He’s married to Jenna Jameson whose net worth is approximately $70M.

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