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That's 361 Days of Not Arguing

Silhouette of a couple arguing.
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According to research conducted by some website or other, the average British family spends a total of four days a year arguing. Is this a lot? Or a little? The accompanying photo of a frazzled mother, suggests Brits are arguing a lot, or else they're misappropriating stock photos meant for migraine medicine ads. But considering all the things families are supposedly arguing about (see list at bottom of article), four days out of 365 seems remarkably tranquil. Speaking of arguing, no one on staff argued in favor of using this story on the show.