About My Health Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Four in Five Britons Have No Idea Who Wrote Hamlet

by Kathy Jones on September 29, 2013 at 8:41 PM
Font : A-A+

 Four in Five Britons Have No Idea Who Wrote Hamlet

Just over 10 percent of Britons have read a book over the last year, while only one in five know that Hamlet was written by William Shakespeare, a new survey reveals.

James Endersby, managing director of Opinium Research, which conducted the poll, said that for many people reading has become a luxury and something they cannot commit a great deal of time to.

Advertisement

Reasons for failing to take classic literature beyond the school gates include lack of time and preferring to watch film versions of books.

When we do pick up a book, one in ten men and one out of 30 women reads while on the loo.

Nearly half of us do it just before we go to sleep.

Source: ANI
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
News Category
What's New on Medindia
Health Benefits of Giloy
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021 - It's time to RISE
First-Ever Successful Pig-To-Human Kidney Transplantation
View all

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.


Recommended Reading
Brain Exercises to Improve Memory
An active brain can certainly help in improving memory by strengthening the connections between ......
Undetected Nutrient Deficiencies: The Cause of Ill Health
Micronutrient and antioxidant deficiencies are most common and go unnoticed. They are the root ......
Vitamin B12 - An Essential Vitamin
If you feel that the persistent or regular incidences of depression have got nothing to do with ......

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2021

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use