That sinking feeling

September 10, 2009

Further to earlier letters on your annual exam howlers feature, I still can't decide whether the answer I once received to the question "name a city destroyed by a natural disaster" - "Atlantis" - was actually a howler or simply a case of a classical history student sitting the geography exam by mistake.

Hillary Shaw, Senior lecturer and food research consultant, Department of business management and marketing, Harper Adams University College.

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