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The Fear of All Sums
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"Not only sums, but English, history, geography and science seem to have defeated these people, who did not shine at school. Despite this, they all went on to astound their teachers by achieving success in their chosen fields."
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Which interesting English actor, writer, comedian and television presenter, who has also appeared regularly in an American television series, was expelled from Uppingham School in 1972?
Which German composer was dismissed by one of his teachers, who obviously had no ear for talent, with the words 'as a composer, he is hopeless'?
Despite leaving school at the age of only thirteen, which of these Welsh politicians had the nigh on impossible task of introducing the United Kingdom's National Health Service?
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Which scientist, who did not speak until relatively late at age three or four, also had a teacher who stated in 1895 that 'he will never amount to anything'?
Which revolutionary singer/songwriter was the subject of a school report stating that he was 'certainly on the road to failure' and 'rather a clown in class'?
Which sportsman, who went on to be head and shoulders above everyone else, was dropped from his school team in his favoured sport?
Which English actor exercised his little grey cells so much that one of his teachers said 'he shows great originality, which must be curbed at all costs'?
Which epic writer was described by his teachers as being 'both unable and unwilling to learn'?
Which scientist developed a revolutionary theory, despite originally driving his father to comment 'you will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family'?
Which film director snatched victory from the jaws of defeat despite dropping out of school, returning to be placed in the learning-disabled class and then leaving again after only one month?
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Compiled Mar 05 14