Quarter of Brits think Churchill was myth: poll

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  1. Ps104_33

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    Ignorance must truly be bliss. :BangHead:
     
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    Wow.

    How revealing.

    I'd hate to see this done in America...
     
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    If it were not for Churchill----modern day Brits would be spending Duetch Marks instead of Pounds!!!!!! Berlin would be the capital city of GB!!!
     
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    It just proves that, contrary to what we'd like to believe, we really are more stupid than you! Apparently our 'defence' is that there's a toy dog in an insurance commercial called 'Churchill' and that means we don't think he's real:tonofbricks:
     
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    I believe it just shows that the British primary education system is every bit as bad as it is in the U.S.

    Our high schools are churning out a lot of uneducated kids. Barely can read and can't find England on a globe, let alone Afghanistan and Iraq.
     
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    I doubt it's true--I am always skeptical of polls. Am one of those "all or nothing" people, so IMHO you gotta poll everyone!

    I also think the English like to "believe" in Sherlock in much the same way that some people "believe" in Santa Claus even if they know he's not real. There is, I think, still a society in England whose sole purpose is to prove SH existed. I doubt the members of the society really believe it. It's just fun.

    Or maybe I'm just really big into defending my future home ... :thumbs:
     

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