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Women have to pay a [lot / lots] more in stores than men for almost the same things. A new study by The Times newspaper in Britain found that many [products / produce] for women cost up to [double / twice] as much as similar products for men. Researchers looked at [hundred / hundreds] of goods in the UK's biggest shops. They found [that / those] women's clothes and beauty products and girls' toys were [on / in] average 36 per cent more expensive than products for men and boys. One store [charging / charged] over $7 more for a pink scooter aimed [at / to] girls than a black one. Another store charged double the price for ten razors [simple / simply] because they were pink. Researchers said Levi's 501 jeans for women are on average 46 per cent more expensive than [those / them] for men.

The Times called this [sexist / sexy] pricing. Other people have called it a [gander / gender] tax. Maria Miller, the chairwoman of the British government's women and equalities committee, called it a [rip-cord / rip-off] . She said she would ask Britain's government to look [onto / into] this to see if there was price [discrimination / discriminate] . Britain's Financial Times (FT) newspaper said: "Perhaps women [tend / trend] to be busier and have less time to shop [round / around] . Or perhaps they care more about quality when it [comes / coming] to deodorant or shampoo, whereas men just want something cheap." However, the FT said men paid more for some things and questioned [what / why] the journalists did not look at the price differences for things that [appeal / apparel] more to men.


 
 

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