For 30 years one professor kept a record of errors on papers and has written a book, “Ignorance is Blitz".
I laugh because some are so funny but then I cry when I wonder about the quality of education.
During The Middle Ages everyone was middle aged. Most people were kept busy sewing the crops. Surfs were dentured and bonded to the ground. In times of crisis they would seek refuse in the lord’s castle.”
“Romans persecuted Christians by lionizing them.”
What fun those professors at colleges and universities must’ve had correcting term papers and exam blue books with the likes of those (and more to come) — actual answers from actual “scholars” who somehow sometime somewhere had graduated from high or prep schools. Shall we get on with it?
“Infestations of gold in South Africa led to the Boar War between England and Denmark.”
“Philip II annoyed the Dutch by speaking to them in Spanish, a language he did not understand.”
“Sigmund Freud was a shrink who came up with sex reasoning. He said that if the mind says not to have sex and the will will not listen, then the mind will go crazy.”
“Alexander the Great conquered Persia, Egypt, and Japan. Sadly, he died with no hairs.”…