Posted by: Ed Darrell | February 15, 2008

Is Europe a country?

No.  Europe is not a country.

Plus, you’d better know what country in Europe has Budapest as its capital.

(If the video above will not play, try this version: This might be a stupid question… | Freaking tube.)

Seriously — watch for this question on a quiz.

Also, see this story in the New York Times, “Dumb and Dumber:  Are Americans hostile to knowledge?”

Panorama of Budapest from Gellert Hill, photo by Christian Mehlführer

Panorama of Budapest from Gellert Hill, photo by Christian Mehlführer; from left to right the Matthias Church, Buda Castle, Széchenyi Chain Bridge, Danube Promenade and the Parliament

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