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Originally posted by Starchild23
On another note, I noticed that everyone is receiving stars except for those who disagree with OP.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
reply to post by SpeakerofTruth
lol @ you thinking the education system should teach about the Titanic. If anything spend more time on IMPORTANT events. Out of all the things a history class should teach the Titanic would be at the very bottom.
I'm 20 so the main reason I probably even know about the Titanic is because of the 1997 movie. I don't remember it being taught in school, nor really see why it even should be.
edit on 11-4-2012 by RealSpoke because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TsukiLunar
Look at this thread. You people are far too self righteous.
Also, it is clearly obvious most were joking.
"OMG the titanic was real???" Seriously, cant you guys understand sarcasm?
Originally posted by reficul
ha ha ha ! that IS funnyyyyyyyyy!!!
i knew a girl,who,when was boiling water for pasta, i told her to put some salt in the water to make the water boil faster.
to my surprise,she came back with ' oh thats just an old wives tale'!!!!!
i was speechless! as i picked up my jaw from the floor and shook my head at the impossible stupidity of this comment,a i asked her if she ever took science in school! i told her it reduces the boiling state of water.
she still didnt believe me,so i had to bring her out side in the winter and put some table salt on a patch of ice.
as she watched the salt slowly melt the ice,she said 'oh, in ever really knew that'!!!
any way i felt like a 4th grade science teacher with a 35 year old adult!
a lot of people are dumb and or ignorant. get use to it!!!
Originally posted by MarkJS
This particular brand of ignorance belongs on the other side of the pond... as the "White Star Line", the company that built the ship was in the UK.
Perhaps the reason that it's not taught anymore in their schools is because God slapped them down - or allowed an iceberg to slap them down, after that famous quote:
Not even God himself could sink this ship.
People don't like to be reminded of their humiliations.
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"We shall know that our disinformation campaign was successful when EVERYTHING that the American public knows is FALSE." - William Casey, CIA DIRECTOR: 1981 - 1987
Originally posted by Truth_Hz
reply to post by denver22
They still going mate? I'm Pompey born and bred but live just out of London now..
Part of the main rivalry between Portsmouth and the S.C.U.Mmers (Southampton Company Union Men) was due to the Titanics sister ship being manned by the Pompey Dockers after the Southampton lot refused to sail on her due to lack of lifeboats after the Titanic incident.