Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Did you know...

...Our beautiful land of America is named after this guy?

AMERIGO (or AMERICO) VESPUCCI, an Italian explorer?
Well I guess the controversy as to whether Vespucci took precedence in the discovery of the mainland of America over Columbus first discovering it has been for centuries a matter of great debate....but when searching for the origin of the naming of America...this guy comes up.

So there you have it. Ya I didn't know that either.

Kinda makes you wonder what other facts of America's history are hidden in between the lines of what we really think has all happened.

America is a pretty cool name. If you named your daughter that she could be nicknamed Amy or Erica, or Mer...haha i dunno but I kinda like it. Cute eh?

P.S. This may or may not be the most random/weirdest post ever.

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