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Survey Shows Londoners Are A Crabby Bunch

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Londoners may be crabbing about tourists and traffic of Olympic proportions. But they were already the most stressed out bunch in the country, according to a new government survey on "life satisfaction." Statistically, the most joyful Brit would be a married professional, healthy, 65 and residing in the Scottish isles.
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