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Old November 22nd, 2013, 12:39 PM
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Harvard students were questioned by a roving reporter to name Canada's Capital City.

The U.S. media has been all over the story of Toronto's Mayor Ford so I found it quite amusing when the Canadian media started reporting this. Check out the link......


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Those students would not be able to name the Capital of the USA or the Capital of their home state.

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I'm willing to bet that 80% of the people would know.
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I'm willing to bet that 80% of the people would know.
I'm willing to be that you've got it exactly backwards. I doubt that 20% of Americans would know, whether at Harvard or at Hardees.

Obviously, that kind of in-depth knowledge costs far more than $50,000 a year.
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Unfortunately, I think AR is right. Not many Americans can name their own state capital or the nations capital, much less the capital of another country.

And yes, I know the answer!
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I'm willing to be that you've got it exactly backwards. I doubt that 20% of Americans would know, whether at Harvard or at Hardees.

Obviously, that kind of in-depth knowledge costs far more than $50,000 a year.
It should of said wouldn't know not would know...

I've almost started the topic of writing on an iPad and how what you type is offended changed therefore you really need to go back and read what you type.
I have posted some doozies on FB , e-mails as well. Maybe it's time to turn off auto correct.
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