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Don't know much about history - what a wondeful world!

Winston Churchill didn't really exist, say teens - Telegraph

A fifth of British teenagers believe Sir Winston Churchill was a fictional character, while many think Sherlock Holmes, King Arthur and Eleanor Rigby were real, a survey shows.

I'll admit my ignorance, I always get King Arthur and King Alfred mixed up so on a snap question I might of got that wrong - I blame the teachers. But a country which doesn't know its own history is a dangerous, depressing and deluded place and that is modern Britain.

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You have to be a little careful deriding educational standards. You've written 'I might of got that wrong'.


TE: Whoops - guilty as charged

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