Why Do Women Find Salad So Funny?

My girlfriend tells me that she doesn't often laugh out loud while eating salad alone. But maybe there's something wrong with her, because it appears by looking at stock photos that nearly every other woman does.

Why Do Women Find Salad So Funny? Photo (cc) by L. Marie

It’s always intriguing to observe how advertising attempts to manipulate people into doing things that they may not otherwise do. But why do advertisers want to make eating salad look hilarious and eating chocolate seem as if it’s sexy?

Follow the links below to check out the pictures on the following two sites. Then, next time you sit down to eat either salad or chocolate, please, ladies: act accordingly.

Sex and Candy [Slate]
Women Laughing Alone With Salad [Hairpin]

While I don’t know what foods make men laugh out loud, I do know at least one food that makes them feel sexy: beer.

(Hat tip to the Consumerist for bringing this story to my attention.)

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