Yeah, around then. 

Me: “Finish this sentence– Columbus sailed the ocean blue in the year of…”

Several kids, with confidence: “1982!”

Me: “1982?! That’s the year I was born!”

<silence>

Me:”You think Columbus landed in America the year I was born?!” 

<blank stares>

Christ. 

(Who, for the record, also existed before my time.)

  

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