Begosh, begorrah and lazy writing of the day

From a Reuters article on mobile phone usage:

Known for their ‘gift of the gab’ or talent for speaking, the Irish lead the way in the use of mobile phones, spending around 179 minutes per month on average on their mobiles.

The Irish love of the ‘craic’ or general banter has also spread to texting with mobile phone users in Ireland sending an average of 154 text messages a month, nearly double the figure in Britain of 81.

I’m more interested in how the Ofcom survey figured out that Americans spend more than 15 hours a week on the internet. Does this include people who would, say, pull up Firefox and keep tabs open all day? That would, in my eye, taint the survey. Or is it referring to active usage? If so, who keeps a record of their time on the web?

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