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Dumb Things Americans Believe

Post by Librarian » Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:08 am

I've got to move...
Didn't we clear this one up in the 16th century? Copernicus be damned, 20 percent of Americans were still sure in 1999 that the sun revolved around the Earth. Gallup, the pollster that conducted the study, gamely tried to dress it up by celebrating the fact that "four out of five Americans know Earth revolves around the sun," but we're not buying.
http://www.newsweek.com/photo/2010/08/2 ... lide1.html
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