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Old 11-08-2009, 03:06 PM
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Default Re: Are You Smarter Than A 1954 8th Grader?

Originally Posted by MrLiberty View Post
Good post! I doubt the kids today could pass this test considering you have kids in college who think the civil war was fought in 1960!
A few years ago, in the "Jaywalking" segment of Jay Leno's Tonight Show, the host asked someone (who appeared normal enough) where Cuba is located; to which he replied that it is in Asia.

Well, I never did exceptionally well in "Social Studies" (roughly a combination of history and geography) when I was in school, either; but that degree of ignorance is really disturbing...
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