[lit-ideas] Re: SUNDAY POEM

  • From: "Erin Holder" <erin.holder@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 17:53:45 -0400

Wrong _again_?  When was the first time?



Erin
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Geary" <atlas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 5:52 PM
Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: SUNDAY POEM


>
> Erin H:
>
> > Did Columbus discover America?  I thought he invented it.
>
> Wrong again.  Columbus invented the Knights.  And I don't mean Gladys and
> her brother Merald.  Columbus never discovered anything, but he did found
a
> city in Ohio which went undiscovered until 1812 when the Indians finally
> admitted that Ohio wasn't Andhra Pradesh and that the whole India-thing
was
> a hoax concocted to sell poke sallet to the settlers as a precious spice.
> It occurred to some of the more astute settlers that if this wasn't Andhra
> Pradesh, then this city probably wasn't Hyderabad at all, but the lost
city
> of Columbus.  And so it proved to be.  This infamous rip-off of the
generous
> white race came to be known as the Shame of the Shawnees as everyone
knows.
>
> Mike Geary
> Midwest Prehistorian
> Mimosa, TN
>
>
>
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