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Published:February 24th, 2012 11:47 EST
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Amazing Survey: 100% Of Respondents Admit They Steal Pens!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Illinois office supply company Paper Mate says its national survey found 100 percent of respondents admitted to stealing pens from colleagues.

The Oak Brook company said its telephone survey of 1,000 office workers, carried out Dec. 14-27 by Braun Research, found 78 percent of respondents admitted to stealing pens by accident while 22 percent admitted to taking pens on purpose."

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This survey leaves me feeling good about the human condition, it`s remarkable that everyone surveyed admitted to stealing pens.

I have about thirty pens in my home office, and I haven`t bought a pen in years. I`m not a kleptomaniac, but I have a habit of picking up pens, and bringing them home.

There is an irresistible human urge to steal a pen, that`s why a lot of banks have a pen for the convenience of their customers, but it`s chained to the counter.

When I worked for an insurance company there was a fellow who had a habit of upgrading, he would purloin an expensive pen and leave a cheap Bic pen in its place.

Don`t trust someone who says he doesn`t steal pens. Everybody diddles, and everybody steals pens.

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