Scientists release list of ten most popular jobs held by romance novel heroes

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A Billion Wicked Thoughts.

I don't need a scientist to tell me that "online writer" (fine, blogger) isn't the type of occupation that quickens the pulses of potential mating partners. But I was somewhat surprised that old-fashioned "writer" didn't even make the list of the most popular jobs for romance-novel heroes. Compiled by neuroscientists Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam for their book A Billion Wicked Thoughts, the list comes from the careful analysis of 15,000 Harlequin books, none of which revolve around the exploits of a chivalrous English major. Instead, the stories tend to feature sensual individuals with the following professions: 

1. Doctor

2. Cowboy

3. Boss

4. Prince

5. Rancher

6. Knight

7. Surgeon

8. King

9. Bodyguard

10. Sheriff

Did your job make the cut? What exactly do they mean by "boss"? Are knightly ranchers who went to med school just getting laid every damn day?