Archive for March 4th, 2011

4 March 2011

Smells Like Depression: Romanians Use Less Soap Since Crisis

It’s official and the Romanian prime minister, Emil Boc, announced it personally on national television, Thursday evening. Romanians have, on average, spent 19% less in 2010 on soap, shampoo and personal hygiene, after incomes were reduced by 25 to 40 percent in the public sector. “This was, unfortunately, normal. As incomes have decreased, everyone cut their personal expenses. This is what every family does”, admitted Emil Boc. 

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