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    Default Harvard students don't know capital of Canada

    The Harvard Crimson stumped some of America's educated students with a simple question: "What is the capital of Canada?"

    "I dunno. Probably Vancouver or something," replied one Harvard student in a video posted to YouTube by the campus newspaper.

    "Alberta? That's not right. I have no idea," said one woman.

    "Ontario?" guessed another. She was not the last person to give this not-entirely-incorrect answer.

    To their credit, though, our neighbours' top students did, for the most part, seem quite embarrassed about this gap in their knowledge.

    "Oh my God," said one young man, backing away from the camera, clasping his hand over his mouth. "That's really bad. That's really bad that I don't know."

    "Umm, is it Quebec?" a young woman said between embarrassed laughs.

    One woman did know the answer.

    "Ottawa," she replied.

    "Are you Canadian?" asked the interviewer.

    "Yeah," she said.








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    it's Canada right ? the capital ?
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    I don't know the Capital of a lot of places. I can't think of any reason I'd need to remember them either. If I ever go to one, I'll name it whatever the hell I want.

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    Alaska?

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    Why is this news worthy? So the students of one of the top 3 universities in the world don't know every little facts. What now?

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    This news piece is stupid. The person who made this thing "news" is stupid.

    Bet you don't know what the capital of Latvia is.

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    My guess was Alberta off the top of my head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcipaans View Post
    This news piece is stupid. The person who made this thing "news" is stupid.

    Bet you don't know what the capital of Latvia is.

    "hurr durr uneducared morons, attending high rank university and don't know the answer to my spontaneous question durrr...."
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    all the smart people never finish college. they drop out of college and make career on there own

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    meh, it was only interesting when rick mercer did it. i don't care about whether americans care about us anymore

    also I don't know what the capital of latvia is. is it Kiev *googles*

    edit: okay, it's Riga. well, at least I've heard of that city before, i guess. *shrugs*
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