Don't know much about geography, don't know much trigonometry.
Don't know much about algebra, don't know what a slide rule is for.
But I know that one and one is two, and if this one could be with you,
What a wonderful world this would be.
Yes, I'm in the midst of a Sam Cooke renaissance. Actually, make that a Sam Cooke meets the Kleptones meets the random Tom Jones club hit popular in Spanish nightclubs circa the late nineties. But I digress ...
I took Diana's geography quiz and scored better than I thought I would. But I was surprised to see how far off I was with Utah and Wyoming. And to learn that Missouri and Tennessee actually touch. (Yes folks, I grew up in the United States, where we don't teach geography — even our own.)
Perhaps it's because I just learned that a friend of mine is pregnant ... but I'm thinking that when my time comes, I'll buy my kids more than just a globe. I'll give them those old-school particleboard puzzles of the United States and Latin America. I'll even throw in those placemats and a shower curtain that have world maps on them. Hell, while I'm at it, maybe I should take a look at a map of Central Asia and find out where all the 'stans are now that they're no longer part of the USSR ...