Here's this morning's challenge question: According to data extrapolated from a 2010 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American will spend about $6,500 on THIS over the course of his or her lifetime. On what?
It's ITEMS FROM VENDING MACHINES!
Here's an article on the report, which also details some other things we spend money on miscellaneously:
I immediately argued with this statistic in my head, saying to myself, "No way have I spent anywhere close to that..." But then I started thinking back to my teenage years, when I got my first job, was only allowed a 15-minute break, and my favorite foodstuffs in the universe were Honey BBQ Fritos and Mountain Dew... oh, dear...
Pat nailed it this morning - and won a $30 gift card to New Balance Mashpee.