Saw this on Leno

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Tue May 6 06:44:53 MDT 2003


At 03:30 AM 5/6/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>Last night I was watching Jay Leno.  He had this 4 year old girl on his
>show.  She knew a helluva lot about current events.  He asked her who the
>different people on Bush's Cabinet were.  She got them all right.  He
>asked her the names of various world leaders and the name of the governor
>of Idaho.  She got them all right.  She was able to recite the preamle of
>the US constitution.  This is one smart kid.
>
>If you watch Jay Leno on a regular basis, you've seen his Jaywalking
>segments where he asks grown people, many of them on college campuses the
>same questions he asked the four year old.  They've been through more
>years of school than this girl's been alive and they can't answer the
>questions she can.

Was she coached?

Many people can also recite a litany of names and dates.  It doesn't mean
they know a hill of s**t about history.



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