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05/18/2018 12:11 pm ET

So Many People Can't Name A Single Book On 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Welcome to the next chapter in the decline of civilization.

Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday cited a recent survey that said about 1 in 4 Americans have not read a book in the past year. Then he went a step further to demonstrate our neglect of the written word by having his crew ask people on the street to name a book ― literally any book.

The results may shock you.

You know things are bad when a former librarian blanks.

Watch the clip above.

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