Foreign News: Isn't It?

With an insatiable curiosity worthy of Kipling's Elephant's Child, the Mass-Observation poll keeps querying the British people. Last week M-O published some British opinions:

Question: What is the Comintern? Answer: It's that new star that's been discovered, isn't it?

Question: Who is Britain's Prime Minister? Answer: Gladstone.

Question: What do you think about the closed shop? Answer: It's a good idea. All these shopgirls work far too long and ought to get some time to themselves.

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