Monday, February 04, 2008

And You Thought It Was Americans Who Were Dumb

Found the link for this over at "Last of the Few"

Quarter of Brits Believe that Churchill Was A Myth

LONDON (AFP) - Britons are losing their grip on reality, according to a poll out Monday which showed that nearly a quarter think Winston Churchill was a myth while the majority reckon Sherlock Holmes was real.

The survey found that 47 percent thought the 12th century English king Richard the Lionheart was a myth.

And 23 percent thought World War II prime minister Churchill was made up. The same percentage thought Crimean War nurse Florence Nightingale did not actually exist.

Three percent thought Charles Dickens, one of Britain's most famous writers, is a work of fiction himself...

There's more if you can stand it, click on the link above.



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