What is the capital of Africa?
South Africa is the no-joke response I got to that question when someone adamantly told me that Africa was a country some years back.
I kid you not. Admittedly the person was a teenager (ok not a solid excuse) but I think I’d be more forgiving of a young person than someone much older. And yet the instances where this kind of nonsense resurfaces is largely down to those who – in my opinion – who should know better. Continue reading.