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Not the face! French actress Pascale Robert trying to get the hang of this ironing lark in Paris in 1958.
Not the face! French actress Pascale Robert trying to get the hang of this ironing lark in Paris in 1958.
Image: AP Photo/Jacques Marqueton

The burning question*: Do you regularly iron your clothes?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Sep 17th 2012, 12:08 PM 9,639 31

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 inTheJournal.ie HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions.

This week: There’s one thing we can all agree on at TheJournal.ie HQ – we DON’T iron our bedsheets. When it comes to the clothes on our back, however, opinions diverge.

Some of us iron on a ‘need-to-iron’ basis, ie, infrequently; some iron EVERYTHING; some don’t own an iron. Where do you stand on the matter?

A. I rarely iron my clothes, or…

(Why iron your clothes when you can iron your hair? Image: AP Photo/PA Images)

B. I iron most of my clothes

(Yes, that’s Roy Cropper – David Neilson – from Corrie. He likes ironing so much, he did it for charity. Image: Malcom Croft/PA Archive/ PA Images)

Vote here: Do you regularly iron your clothes?


Poll Results:

C - No, I don't iron clothes at all (1088)
B - Yes, I do iron certain items every time (951)
A - No, not regularly (430)
D - I don't wear clothes (383)




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