History Schmistory: May 14. Lewis and Clark take a hike

1804. President Thomas Jefferson suggests that Lewis and Clark take a hike, so they do–across the US to the Pacific Ocean.

Ludicrous Latin: Parve leves capiunt animos.

Small things effect light minds.

Ludicrous Latin: Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis!

You do not know the power of the dark side!

History Schmistory: May 12. Black Guy from Woodstock becomes Prince of Wales

1343. Edward, Son of Edward III, called “The Black Prince,” and born at the royal palace of Woodstock, becomes Prince of Wales. By the way, he wasn’t really black. That was a joke : D

Ludicrous Latin: Ut si!

As if!

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History Schmistory: May 11. Constantinople founded.

330: Constantinople is founded on the site of an existing Greek city called Byzantium. Takes weeks for letterhead and business cards to be changed.

Ludicrous Latin: Canis meus id comedi

My dog ate it!

Go West, Young 300 Million Men. And Women.

The Census Bureau is cool.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Ludicrous Latin: Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua

The only good language is a dead language.

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