Sixty percent of British kids have never heard of the Good Samaritan. And the story of the Crucifixion, 43%.
Context is everything. To me, AL doesn’t mean Alabama, but the state of Alagoas, where we were this past weekend. And when I see UK, I don’t think University of Kentucky, but United Kingdom. Depends on where you are.
The Scots don’t much like it, and the other edgy pieces of the UK quilt haven’t much use for it either, but the PM wants to doll up citizen pomp with a oath of allegiance to the Crown and the UK. In the murky confusion of defining British citizenship, G. Brown wants to create a defining statement for schoolchildren to inculcate a love of Queen and country. Continue reading