"Americans simply can't keep up with the European leisure force," [Deborah] Kletter [of the Five-to-Nine Foundation] said. "In such fields as suntanning, skiing, and cooking elaborate meals that can be eaten over the course of an entire evening, Europe has us beat."(Via Eclectic Econoclast, who commends the article as a great study in opportunity costs.)
QUOTE OF THE DAY. The Onion takes an unusual look at work and play.