'Columbusing:' A Word For When White People Claim to Discover Things

Whether it's America or twerking, there's no end to what white people will claim they discovered. Finally, there's a word for that! Behold, "Columbusing."

Courtesy of College Humor, this video pretty much nails it. Our own Kara Brown used a variation in her Jen Selter post a few months ago. "This is some Christopher Columbus shit," she wrote. (So maybe it was "Columbused" from her!) It really is the absolute perfect term to describe this bullshit.


I'm going to go Columbus some 80s rap music for a little while. Enjoy!

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