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Of the 50 United States, the etymology is rather wide spread. Business Insider has put together an interesting list to explain the origin and meaning of each.

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The Best History Memes Of The Week (14 Memes)

History is always repeating itself. But you know what isn't repeating? These brand new history memes from r/historymemes. If you think you've seen it all, wait till you see these babies. You'll be laughing about history in a whole new way. And here are some fresh history memes from last week to keep you going.  

historical memes, interesting memes, history | Building - Winter Rome Spring Rome Summer Rome Fall Rome 123R
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We're all used to seeing portraits of our old American heroes, and we all know what they look like, but there's something strange and "new" about seeing them in such candid settings. You almost feel like you could just walk up to them and say, "... excuse me, Mr. President?"

"Yes? What is it?"

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History Memes to Feel Smart About

Does knowing one or two facts about a particular battle actually make anyone that much more aware? Maybe a little. It's hard to tell. What knowing that historical context does do however, is set one up for some sweet memes that use all of history as a great well of inside jokes. For an interesting history thread, here's a tumblr thread about how mundane people are important to history.

funny history memes | Vikings after finding out monasteries are filled with gold and people can't fight
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StoryCorp has been conducting interviews with thousands of people since 2003, collecting oral histories that they later animate. Today, they bring us three stories from veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. See them here, but be sure to pack some tissues. And a warning for language and adult content in some of these.



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Some of the Great Trollings of History

People have been around for long enough that prankery, shenanigans and cons have enjoyed a great heyday. Pranks and trickery are nothing new, and it's a breath of fresh air to learn that governments, generals, and famous historical figures totally messed with people. For some extra history, here are some history memes that are technically educational. For extra shenanigans, here are some mad lads who played by their own rules.

funny trolling history moments | danielokane 17.2k points 20 hours ago 3 3 3 3 Mozart didn't like this singer so much he 2 wrote piece her with high and low notes constantly because he noticed she hit low notes her chin went her chest and she hit high notes her head would fling back. So like she bobbing like chicken
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Funny History Memes To Sharpen Your Brain

Time to open up those tomes of wisdom and bring it back retro style. These historical memes might be a bit high brow for some, but they are definitely worth reminiscing about yesteryear, when life was simpler, and global pandemics weren't keeping us like Puscatiny Phil indoors. So stretch that noggin and enjoy some history memes you'll definitely have a chortle over!

top weekly history memes | Animal - DO EVER GET NOSTALGIC THINGS DIDN'T LIKE MONGOL ACTUALLY EXPERIENCE? CONQUESTS THINKING MORE LIKE 60s JUST NEED BE ALONE AH 1260s ARE CONQUERED CRYING RIGHT NOW. DAMASCUS. GOOD TIMES. poorlydrawnlines.com
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