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Why the discovery of the New World took longer than expected.
Columbus At Home...'A Spoon!'
"Always the last place you look!"
"You usually don't see the classics wash up on the beach these days."
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"Poor dear, she's just discovered all these years she's been the muse for a plagiarist."
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"Is that bubble wrap? I love bubble wrap."
Tags:bubble wrap, bubble wrapping, packaging, packaging supplies, thumb, thumbs, alien, aliens, extra-terrestrials, extra-terrestrial, space ship, space ships, cockpit, cockpits, exploration, explore, space exploration, space, space travel, moon, moons, planet, planets, discovery, discoveries, excitement, excite, popping bubblewrap, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrials
"We've done it! We've done it! We've discovered a detergent that takes the chore out of washing and makes all other detergents seem old-fashioned by comparison!"
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"I'll take it."
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"I've come for your exciting research."
"Just tell me about the new continent. I don't give a damn what you've discovered about yourself."
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The Lost Contact Lenses of the Gods
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'We believe it's one of the oldest fossils ever found.'
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'May I present Sir Isaac Newton. He claims to have discovered something big.'
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'I'm hoping one day I'll be discovered by the director of Riverdance.'
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'Look, everyone! Ben Franklin has discovered static electricity!'
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"They are nice falls, aren't they? I've always hoped someone would discover them."
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"It's wonderful, Harry! How late does Neiman-Marcus stay open?"
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"Dammit, when will you research people learn that we're running a business here?"
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"Let's not politicize how screwed we are."
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"I'm afraid our expedition had been a trifle too successful, professor."
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1715: Newton discovers gravel.
Ned and Bobby Tilson discover a dwarf planet in their attic.
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'Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't.'