Property prices – the bastion of British conversation – are one of the top ten small talk taboos, with one in six people finding it an uncomfortable topic of discussion – even with close friends.
The poll, by O2, finds that property prices are the seventh most embarrassing topic: sex and money are the main no-go areas, with politics and religion being surprisingly safe ground.
Here’s the top ten conversation taboos (according to O2):
- Sex life.
- Personal finances.
- Family planning.
- Property values.
- Serious illness.