Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Strange...But True

Failing Grade

What are they teaching kids in schools these days?

In the U.S., apparently not geography.

A poll conducted in the States for National Geographic found that six out of ten Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 can’t find Iraq on a map.

And if that isn’t bad enough, they also can’t identify their own states. Nearly one-third of respondents couldn’t locate Louisiana, and nearly half couldn’t identify Mississippi.

Hey, considering the President has problems pronouncing the world 'nuclear', maybe those results aren't half bad.

Taken from here.

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