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Capital Punishment

by | 19th, August 2004

‘HOWEVER much the Government tells us that we’re all getting cleverer, the evidence suggests otherwise.

New York? Milan? Tokyo?

Visit London, the capital’s tourist board, put five pictures up on its website and asked visitors to identify where they were taken.

According to the Times, fewer than one in ten respondents identified the Thames, with a quarter mistaking it for the Amazon.

More than half (including three-quarters of Londoners) believed a picture of Regent Street was of Italy. Only 1% identified a shot of Covent Garden, with more than two-thirds again opting for Italy.

And more than a

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