Saturday, December 11, 2004

Rearranging the deck chairs on the Queen Mary

The obesity problem in the US is big and getting bigger. From the weekly news magazine The Week:
[T]he Queen Mary 2 had to replace most of its deck chairs because overweight Americans were breaking them. “We do have many large passengers,” said a crew member. “And we do have 10 restaurants on the ship, so if they are big when they get on, they tend to be bigger when they get off.”