Monday, August 14, 2006
DULLES, Va. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Heres proof that
Americans are dopey: A higher percentage of them know that
Dopey is one of the seven dwarfs than know that
Clarence Thomas is one of the 12 Supreme Court Justices.
More Americans Know Names Of Seven Dwarfs Than Supreme Court
Thats one of the sad statistics from a new survey for
the online reality show Gold Rush.
It seems 77 percent of Americans can name at least two dwarfs
but only 24 percent can name two Supreme Court Justices.
Other signs of American ignorance....
60 percent of Americans know who Homer Simpson is
but only 21 percent can name a poem by the Greek poet
73 percent can name all Three Stooges but only 42
percent know all three branches of government.
Finally, 60 percent of Americans know that
Superman came from the fictional planet Krypton but
only 37 percent are aware that Mercury is the closest planet to
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