This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 10 December, 2019

The burning question*: Do you have a 'side' in the bed?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas.

Groucho Marx's wife Eden in their bed in 1958. She hogged the whole thing.
Groucho Marx's wife Eden in their bed in 1958. She hogged the whole thing.
Image: AP Photo/David F. Smith

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week is stretching out in front of you and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions.

This week: We think a lot about our beds on Monday mornings (and how we’d like to be back in them).

When you are in bed, are you one of those people who MUST sleep on a particular side of it?

A. Absolutely, I have my side of the bed, or…

(Image: Andrew Blight/Flickr)

B. …No, I’m not fussed.

(Not even fussed about where the bed is? Image: AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Vote here:

Poll Results:

B - No, I don't care which side I sleep on (2866)
A - I definitely have 'my' side of the bed (1847)
C - I sleep in the middle (352)
D - Can't we all just get along? (210)

Got a burning question that has divided your household/work colleagues/friends? Let us know in the comments section or email us at

See previous Burning Questions>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Read next: