People in the news should refrain from appearing on television bulletins sitting on horrible sofas, says a social attitudes report.
'Typically,' said Dr Muriel Comfort of the Social Attitudes Foundation,'a man and wife, or even the extended family, are interviewed in their lounge sitting on their horrible sofa, which makes it difficult for the viewer to concentrate on the interview. Instead, viewers are quite naturally busy denouncing the horrible sofa.'
'Sometimes, as well as a horrible sofa, there are equally horrible carpets and wallpaper to challenge the viewer's sensibilities,' Dr Comfort added from her chaise longue. 'It's horrible.'