Official: Britons are most cultured Europeans

Saturday, February 19th, 2005

From today’s Guardian. Can’t say I’m surprised 😉

Guardian Unlimited | Arts news | Official: Britons are most cultured Europeans: “The Italians have Michelangelo, the French Molière and the Germans Beethoven. But, according to an Italian survey, the British – the beer-swilling, tabloid-reading, supposedly sports-crazy British – are more cultured than any of them. They go to more concerts, films, plays, galleries and libraries than almost anyone in Europe. They even manage to visit more ruins and monuments than the Italians.” Read more…

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