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Columbus At Home...'A Spoon!'
Moses and the Screenwriter: 'Accurate-Shmaccurate...if you want this story to sell, it needs some punching up.'
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'I don't think you completely grasp the situation here, Francois...'
"I said does he or doesn't he have a cleft in his chin?"
Tags:cleft chin, butt chin, pyramid, pyramids, ancient, sculpture, sculptures, statue, statues, scaffolding, construction, art, artist, artists, imperfection, imperfections, body parts, face, faces, chin, chins, temple, temples, history, historic, historical, historian, historians, direction, advising, commentary
Department of Archaeology Floor Plan
'That's the last of them. . . so, did you want us to just leave them all in a circle or. . .'
The Lost Contact Lenses of the Gods
Tags:contact lens, contact lenses, assume, assumption, assumptions, discover, discoveries, new discoveries, religions, ancient artefact, ancient artefacts, historian, historians, ancient monument, ancient monuments, modern life, archaeology, archaeologist, archaeologists, sci-fi, sci fi, science fiction
"I understand the revisionists are hot on your trail, Professor Delauney."
The Brief Lincoln - Mum Debate.
The crew can no longer tolerate Captain Bligh's ruthless splitting of infinitives."
Tags:grammar, grammar enthusiast, grammar enthusiasts, grammar nut, grammar nuts, gramma nazi, grammar nazis, ship, boat, boats, ships captain, cast overboard, cast adrift, mutiny, mutineer, mutineers, split infinitives, never split an infinitive, history, historian, historians, eighteenth-century history, eighteen century, c.18th, c.18th history, bounty, hms bounty, captain bligh, william bligh, flectcher christian, mutiny on the bounty
Don't like my slave mastering call 1-800-scream.
'It's finished, my masterpiece - wait...'
1800: Literacy rates rise. Reading aloud for education and entertainment falls out of favor. Millions are shushed.
Six months later they would be sharing the Nobel Prize, but for now all they could do was stare in amazement at what they had discovered...two incredibly well preserved specimens from the styrofoam age.'
Buoyed by his past success, William Tell sought even greater challenges,
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Tags:stonehenge, prehistoric, monument, monuments, history, historical, historian, historians, archeologist, archaeologists, archaeologist, archeologists, archaeology, archeology, england, landmark, tv, television, tv show, tv shows, television show, television shows, animated, animation, series, kids, kid, child, children, kid's show, kid's shows, children's show, children's shows, pants, underwear, undies, briefs, boxers
"Art history? You want to eat? Learn to fetch and roll over."
Tags:art history, art history major, art history majors, art history student, art history students, pet, pets, modern art history, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppies, puppy, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, art, arts, dog owner, dog owners, animal, animals, talking dog, talking dogs, talking animal, talking animals, history, historian, historians, fetch, roll over, trick, tricks, command, commands
"I say bring them into the process while we still can."
Tags:neanderthal, primate, primates, people, human, humans, mankind, man, cavemen, caveman, cave dweller, cave dwellers, cro-magnon, cro-magnons, homo sapiens, history, historians, historian, evolution, change, biology, biologist, biologists, biological change, generations, generational change, science, scientist, scientists, theory, theories, darwin, charles
The birth of the data mining industry (circa 1880): 'I ain't sure what it is, Clyde, but there's a vein of it as wide as yer Aunt Tillie!'
"Your fly is open."
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The First Vegetarians.
"Of course, people were much shorter back then."
'What is it?'