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Just when I thought my country hadn't hit bottom....

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by GB-Hack, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    ....it did. Apparently a quarter of 3,000 Britons surveyed thought Winston Churchill was a fictional character.

    Meanwhile, over half thought Sherlock Holmes lived and breathed on this earth.

  2. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    No way these results are representative. I hope not, anyway.
  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    When I was in college, a survey of students at the school said that most students thought Japan was on our side in World War II and the Soviet Union was on the Germans' side.
    Logical mistakes, but still mistakes.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Clement Attlee was the PM when the UK won the war! Winston Churchill wasn't even real!
  5. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Trust me, there's little I find pride about in my home country nowadays.

    The vast bulk of the population have become uncouth, illiterate slobs. The political parties take back-handers like there's no tomorrow. And nobody seems to care.
  6. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Sad to see the land of Hope and Glory descend thus.
  7. Flash

    Flash Guest

    That is absolutely shocking ... of course, I do know a girl in California who thinks MLK was a president.
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    It all went downhill when Leeds United got relegated.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

  10. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    From the Premier League or from the Championship?

  11. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

  12. Just like back and think of England, GB-Hack.
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