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"We've thought and thought, but we're at a loss about what to call ourselves. Any ideas?"
Tags:history, historical, america, american, discovery, discovers, nina, pinta, santa maria, colombus, columbus, voyage, voyages, indian, indians, american indians, native american, american indian, native americans, new world, colonists, colonialism, colonial expansion, colonial, sarcasm, sarcastic, mistake, cherokee, navajo, apache, amerindians, indigenous, indigenous americans, europe, european arrogance, defined, racism, misunderstood, misunderstanding
Desert Island Empty Except For Nixon Sign
Tags:nixon, elect, election, elections, time, time passing, passing, shipwrecked, shipwreck, priority, priorities, prioritise, prioritize, marooned, maroon, maroons, castaway, ship wreck, ship wrecked, politics, american politics, american, america, united states, politicians, political figure, political figures, government, reference, history, modern history, modern life, behind the times, sign, signs, support, supporter, supports, supporting, signage
Tags:history, historical, pre-history, pre-historical, prehistory, prehistorical, stone age, bc, b.c., before christ, paleolithic, palaeolithic, cave-dweller, cave-dwellers, cavemen, caveman, neanderthal, neanderthals, early humans, cave, caves, home, homes, house, houses, stone, stones, rock, rocks, decluttering, clutter, cleaning, spring cleaning, minimalism, organising, organizing, cleaning out
"Research and development."
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"They, like, invented retro."
Tags:history, historical, ancient, greek, greece, pantheon, temple, temples, column, columns, architecture, ruin, ruins, invention, inventions, invented, inventor, inventors, retro, vintage, antique, travel, tourism, traveller, travellers, travelling, traveler, travelers, traveling, tourist, tourists, backpacker, backpackers, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, dumb
"You don't bring a fife to a gunfight."
Tags:fife, flute, drum and flute, drums, drum, flutes, military band, military, instrument, instruments, wind instrument, wind instruments, guns, gun, gun fight, battle, battles, war, wars, you don't bring a knife to a gunfight, word play, play on words, thirteen colonies, 13 colonies, colonies, colonials, colonial war, revolutionary war, revolution, soldier, soldiers, unprepared, unprotected, defenceless, defenseless, history, historical
Lincoln Does Crowd Work
Tags:abraham lincoln, lincoln, president lincoln, civil war, american civil war, civil war era, american history, history, stand up, stand up comedy, stand up comedian, stand up comedians, comedy, comedian, comedians, crowd, crowd work, crowdwork, political speeches, political rally, political rallies
"The past, Your Honor, is a foreign country, and we did things differently there."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, courthouse, courthouses, law, laws, law and order, lawyer, lawyers, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, judge, judges, the past, excuse, excuses, criminal, criminals, crimes, trial, on trial, history, past mistakes, mistake, mistakes, regret, regrets, remorse
"Looks like you're out for the season - you've got a torn rotator cuff."
Tags:history, myths, health, fitness, rotator cuff, rotator cuffs, injury, injuries, repetitive stress, throwing arm, throwing arms, lightning bolt, lightning bolts, zeus, jupiter, greek god, greek gods, roman god, roman gods, dl, disabled list, disabled lists, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, mankoff
"Whoever pulls it out becomes King of Britain, but Phil licked the handle, so..."
"Our goal is to modernize it but retain the historical flavor."
Tags:greece, rome, roman empire, greek, parthenon, history, historical flavor, remodernize, remodernization, remodernise, remodernising, remodernisation, modernise, modernising, modernize, modernizing, american, american influence, fix, fixes, fix up, fixes up, ruin, ruins, remodel, remodels, remodels, miss the point, missing the point, bottom line, architecture
Tags:funeral, funerals, death, dead, die, died, viking funeral, viking, vikings, nordic, nord, history, historical, ancient, ancient history, oar, oars, boat, boats, shield, shields, row, rowing, fire, fired, fires, set on fire, alight, hearse, hearses, funerary, respect, respectful, burial, burials, buried
Tags:viking, vikings, woman, women, warrior, warriors, warrior woman, warrior women, valkyries, valkyrie, mythology, myth, mythologyies, myths, mythological, norse, norse myth, norse gods, nordic, nordic myth, train, trains stop, commute, commuter, commuting, commutes, announcement, announcer, train stop, train stops, next stop, escort, escorting, travel, travelling, valhalla, history, historical, juxtaposition
"And His Majesty sends you a great big kiss, too."
Tags:history, historical, medieval, king, kings, queen, queens, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, call, calls, talking on the phone, talking on the telephone, conversation, conversations, kiss, greeting, greetings, modern life
"So much for nepotism."
Tags:religion, religious, bible, new testament, jesus, jesus christ, crucifixion, death of jesus, death of jesus christ, good friday, cross, crosses, crucifix, crucifixes, history, historical, biblical times, ancient, nepotism, favouritism, favoritism, bias, preferential treatment, preferred treatment, preference, preferences, family, families, relatives, children, politics, business, capital punishment
"We'll be performing the operation using original instruments."
Tags:hospital, hospitals, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, surgery, surgeries, surgeon, surgeons, operation, operations, bedridden, performing, operating, medical instrument, medical instruments, innovation, innovations, innovative, creative, experiment, experiments, experimental, original instrument, original instruments, malpractice, medical malpractice, back to the past, past, history, historical, medical procedure, medical procedures, original
A king and queen playing badminton while being held up by their servants in litters.
Tags:king, kings, queen, queens, sovereign, sovereigns, ruler, rulers, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, royal, royalty, servant, servants, litter, litters, litter bearer, litter bearers, palanquin, palanquins, sedan chair, sedan chairs, throne, thrones, portable, sport, sports, badminton, badminton, playing, history, historical, medieval
"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
"Evolution's been good to you, Sid."
Tags:evolution, theory, theories, cavemen, caveman, men, man, cave dweller, cave dwellers, cave, caves, prehistoric, science, sapiens, scientist, scientists, neanderthal, neanderthals, palaeolithic, history, historic, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, anthropology, anthropologist, anthropologists
The Gun that made the West feel good about itself
"If that's the Pilgrims don't answer it."
"Give me a Manhattan"
Tags:cocktail, cocktails, $24, twenty four dollars, dutch, dutch settler, colony, colonized, colony, colonialism, colonial, purchase, purchases, manhattan, new amsterdam, new york, drink, drinks, bar, bars, native american, native americans, american indians, history, historical, american history, trade, trading, trades, tribe, tribes, wall street
"If we pull this off, we've made burglary history!"
"Maybe it needs a caption."
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