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Georgia Ford Forced Off Twitter For Not Knowing That Wimbledon Was In London

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We don't know too much about Georgia Ford. Apart from that she's 21, she supports Sunderland AFC, and she...err...doesn't know that Wimbledon is in London.

Despite describing herself as a "canny lass", it seems geography may have slipped through her fingers.

"Is Wimbledon always held in London?" she tweeted, later explaining that she thought Wimbledon was purely the name of the competition and that it perhaps moved location each year.

A seemingly innocent mistake to make you'd think, but others disagreed. Thousands of people took to Twitter, some to retweet her question, others to make nasty remarks.

Not the sharpest tool in the toolbox I see!! RT “@Georgia_Ford: Is wimbledon always held in London?”

Laurence Green
Wow, that Georgia Ford tweet from earlier is possibly the dumbest thing I've ever heard.

Some people took the question seriously and leapt forward in her defence or to help answer her question thoroughly:

Paul Lewis
“@Georgia_Ford: Is wimbledon always held in London?” No. Before 1965 Wimbledon was in Surrey. So not a daft question.

Despite only logging on to innocently ask for some information Georgia saw no other option but to delete her account, and was forced off Twitter. Perhaps this shows the nasty side of social networking.

Even after the account was deleted people continued to make sly comments:

Simon Harrison
Amusing that deleted her account after tweeting "is Wimbledon always held in London?". Can't hack the banter clearly.

I see has closed her account down ..... Back to school me thinks.

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