Paying attention to history

By Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

About a month ago, I was out with friends and we were talking about history and how we sometimes don't know as much as we should.

I half-jokingly quizzed one friend on who the American colonies fought in the Revolutionary War. Was it - France, Germany or Guam? She hesitantly said France and then realizing she'd been had, said, You're supposed to give me the right answer among the choices.

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