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   Quarter of Brits think Churchill was myth: poll
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Last EditedMadViking  Feb 16, 2008 05:48pm
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News DateSaturday, February 16, 2008 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
Description LONDON (AFP) - Britons are losing their grip on reality, according to a poll out Monday which showed that nearly a quarter think Winston Churchill was a myth while the majority reckon Sherlock Holmes was real.

The survey found that 47 percent thought the 12th century English king Richard the Lionheart was a myth.

And 23 percent thought World War II prime minister Churchill was made up. The same percentage thought Crimean War nurse Florence Nightingale did not actually exist.
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