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Fascinating Tumblr Thread Deals With Common Historical Misconceptions

We've always thought we were pretty knowledgeable where history is concerned. Hell, we could write a book about history memes. We thought we were experts, but now, thanks to one Tumblr thread, we've been properly humbled. This selection of Tumblr posts takes historical notions we took for granted and flips 'em on their head. We're still shook after realizing that Tiffany is a name from the eleventh century. You really do learn something new every day. 

Tumblr posts, history, historical posts, education, funny posts, tumblr | tilthat TIL Tiffany Problem Tiffany is medieval name-short Theophania 12th century. Authors can't use historical or fantasy fiction, however, because name looks too modern. This is an example reality is sometimes too unrealistic. via reddit.com incorrectdiscworldquotes "Authors can't use fantasy fiction, eh see about 35 -Terry Pratchett, probably
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19 Fascinating & Funny Tumblr Posts About History

Time to get some learnin' on! This one is for those history nuts out there. You wouldn't think of Tumblr as a place to learn things, but when has Tumblr ever been predictable? Here and some random history facts that you probably didn't know. Thanks again Tumblr for pleasantly surprising us. 

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