Gallo's findings on a 'huge new phenomenon'
23 May 2003 by JR
Research from Ernest & Julio Gallo wine has found that 92 per cent of the population suffer from a huge new phenomenon, dubbed Social Performance Anxiety, typified by feeling the need to bluff and exaggerate in order to deal with stress when in social situations. The study shows that adults today exaggerate about almost every aspect of their life when engaged in social intercourse. This includes the physical, with 62 per cent 'fibbing' about their weight and 92 per cent admitting to taking years off their age. People also admit to bluffing about their sporting achievements and prowess, physical and otherwise (17 per cent), as well as...

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