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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Good morning crew,

I just read an article online which said, basically, that today's teens are a bunch of uncultured ignoramuses. The actual headline is 'Teens losing touch with common cultural and historical references.'

Among 1,200 students surveyed:

43 percent knew the Civil War was fought between 1850 and 1900.

52 percent could identify the theme of the book '1984'.

51 percent knew that the controversy surrounding Senator Joseph McCarthy focused on communism.

In all, students earned a C in history and an F in literature.

That sounds pretty bad, but on the other hand, from a practical sense it's hard to be too critical. I mean, how many people really ever use history, or literature? I challenge anybody who has ever gotten a job because they knew the Civil War started in 1850 and ended in 1900 to write in and let me know!

Laugh it up,

Joe

joe@gophercentral.com

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