There’s nothing like a headline-catching survey to grab some publicity that is a lot cheaper than buying ad space. It seems there are several a week and they can only increase in the current financial climate. Subjects that appeal to our prejudices are the favourites. Today it was a survey that shows we have become a nation of moaning Victor Meldrews. According to the responses from 4,000 people, the average persons moans 1,300 times a year, or eight minutes and 46 seconds a day.