[LINK] OT - Nearly quarter of Brits think Churchill a myth: poll

Antony Barry tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Tue Feb 5 18:49:11 EST 2008


On 05/02/2008, at 12:18 AM, Brendan Scott wrote:

> Britons are losing their grip on reality, according to a poll which  
> shows nearly a quarter think Winston Churchill was a myth, while  
> the majority reckon Sherlock Holmes was real.

and also -

> Meanwhile, 58 per cent thought Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional  
> detective Sherlock Holmes actually existed, and 33 per cent thought  
> the same of WE Johns' fictional pilot and adventurer Biggles.

Meanwhile I believe in .-*Brian*-. although I know many don't, or  
maybe can't spell HIS name.

Tony



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