Skip to comments.Quarter of Brits think Churchill was myth: poll
Posted on 02/05/2008 1:03:52 PM PST by chessplayer
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.
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This site is crawling today and you repost this?
Sad state for the UK when one of the greatest of their countymen is seen as a myth.
It must be a slow news day, lol
What about King Arthur? Myth or reality?
That’s nothing. Some of them think gun control laws will make them safer!
Im sure those on the left would view this as a measurement of success.
Something bad will happen to them to sober them up. (Us too, unfortunately.)
Almost 3 times as many Americans believe in UFO’s (39%) than have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the Demoractic-led Congress (14%).
I just don’t understand how they could fall this far. Do they believe that WW2 was a theater production as well?
Oh give the Brits a break — the quarter that know nothing of Churchill? When Churchill was alive their ancestors lived in the mountains of Pakistan or in southern India.
haha sad but true. The counterpart to our “guest workers”
Probably the Muslim population!
I don’t think they believe Sir Winston is a myth.
I think it is more like ask a stupid question and get a stuid answer.
In the USA, these intellecual giants would be 100% democrat party voters on welfare.