Survey Says: Less-Educated, Less-Affluent, Distaff People More Likely See Cars as Feminine Anthromorphs

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Yeesh. This thing made our brain spin with its litany of stats and demos. But apparently — if we're reading this right — low-income women without a college degree are more likely to see their cars as vaguely human than others are. We'd be interested to see a poll of poor, female tifose with a lack of education. We're betting the surveyors could knock 150% out of the park on that scale.

How different groups feel personally about their cars [Boston Herald]

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Worst Survey Ever: Freep Runs Poll on US Auto Ownership WIth Dubious Merit [Internal]

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I'm just amused that my anecdotal observation that many of the people who name their rides, a, are women, and b, name them Betsy, turns out to be supported by research.

Oh, and JCWhitless:

/slashies are a different site's cliché

//Yeah, a site I support myself.

///Jeez, I'm doing it too. Sorry, I'll stop.