The only time my parents showed disdain for me was when I came home from high school and explained to them that Christopher Columbus was mostly just a raping killer and hadn’t really done anything that impressive any way.
I love them for openly mocking me that day.
So a happy Columbus Day to my parents and everyone else who ever found themselves in the New World!
And if you think you’re having a rough day, read this account of one minor incident from his Fourth Voyage to the New World:
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