21 SEP 2018:  In researching YouTube for videos on travel for this edition we were astounded to find a number of them pertaining to the relative ignorance of people today when it comes to geography.  This is not limited to any one country, but we have selected three videos to illustrate the generally dismal state of world knowledge.  

Before you say, as I did, “What on earth do they teach them at school?” the school-age kids are the ones who know the answers – the Gen Xers and Millennials seem to be the ones having the most difficulty.

Here’s the first video.

Jimmy Kimmel went out on the street to ask people passing by, to name any country on a map. It didn't go well.

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