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Why the discovery of the New World took longer than expected.
Columbus At Home...'A Spoon!'
"Just tell me about the new continent. I don't give a damn what you've discovered about yourself."
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Medieval Patent Office
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'I'm serious. I really believe the world is round.'
The Private Doubts of Christopher Columbus.
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Why didn't Columbus use MapQuest?
"We have decided to finance your voyage, Mr. Columbus, even though we are disappointed that you failed to produce your high-school transcripts."
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'Not so fast! How do we know you're not terrorists with weapons of mass destruction?'
'Where are the four corners of the earth?'
1492: Columbus' luggage arrives in India.
"Oh come of it, Christopher, The world is flat, the beer is flat..."
What the globe in Christopher Columbus' classroom must have looked like.
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"Your Majesty, my voyage will not only forge a new route to the spices of the East but also create over three thousand new jobs."
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'You're in luck we bring multi-culturalism.'
Two hundred years before Newton, Columbus discovers gravity in the New World.
'Has anyone been injured?!' - 1493- Lawyers discover America.
"For the glory of God Almighty, and in the names of the munificent King and munificent Queen of Spain, I do on a day—either a Friday preceding or a Monday directly following a weekend that is earlyish in but toward the middle of October—in this year of our Lord, 1492, claim this land."
Columbus Discovers that when Exploring, It's Not Such A Great idea to Bring The Family Along.
"Dude! I am so not prepared for this!"
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'I'll bet you 'Laughing Joker' is playing another elaborate prank on us!'
'I came to the new world to find something...now what was it?'
"If you think Columbus is steamed, wait till you run into Harry Truman."
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'Hi there! Columbus's the name, real estate's the game and have I got a deal for you!'