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Thread: Happy Leif Erikson Day

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2icebitn View Post
    And never have I heard anyone referred to as a North American or Central American or South American.
    Er.. what? I hear that used *all the time*, and it's been like that forever (well, I can't be too sure about before my time.. but all my life, yes.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by retro-pc_user View Post
    The one person to discover America, aka, the New World, back in 1001 A.D. on this day (before Christopher Columbus in 1492).
    Oddly enough, this summer, SWMBO and I stopped off in Reykjavik on our way to Barcelona. In Reykjavik we took photos of Erikson's monument, in Barcelona, Columbus'.

    We got home and told people we'd been looking at monuments to who the locals thought discovered America...

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