London, Aug 24 (ANI): A survey has revealed that Brits are so much into surfing the Internet that three-quarters of them even do it while they are sitting in the loo.
While newspapers and magazines are traditionally associated with an extended toilet session, modern-day trips to empty bowels appear to have taken on a digital nature, reports the Scotsman.
More than a third (34 per cent) of those polled said that they had sent a text message while on the loo.
The research also revealed that some respondents pass their time in bathroom visits thinking about their next meal (14 per cent) or even eating or drinking (6 per cent).
Even though 18 percent of them admitted that they suffered from cramps or pins and needles, nearly two-thirds were unaware that sitting on the loo for too long could cause haemorrhoids.
The survey of more than 2,000 Britons was carried out by Yakult to mark the launch of Gut Week, which aims to raise awareness of digestive disorders. (ANI)