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The burning question*: Should you make the bed every day?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

Time to rise and shine! But do you have time to make the bed in the morning too?
Time to rise and shine! But do you have time to make the bed in the morning too?
Image: AP photo/PA archive

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

This week… Do we HAVE to make the bed every single day? We’re not saying you shouldn’t, but unless your home is being photographed for a spread in VIP or House and Garden or Image Interiors… does it really matter that the duvet isn’t put back in place and the pillows plumped back up?

Yes, we’re in a lazy mood today – but humour us…

A. Yes, you should make the bed every day, or…

(Image: Ian West/PA Wire)

B. No, there’s no need to make it every day?

(Image: Tracey Emin’s bed – a little messier than your average unmade bed; Myung Jung Kim/PA Archive)

Vote here:

Poll Results:

A - Yes, I make the bed every day (1403)
B - No, I don't bother to make it every day (1269)
C - Can't we all just get along? (235)

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