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The word Columbusing is a Neologism.

It describes people who discover things.

But the discovery is not true.

It s just a claim.

Words with same meanings[edit | edit source]

When white people think they discovered something (But they didn't)

White people claim to discover things

Detailed explanation[edit | edit source]

The word comes from the name: Christopher Columbus.

Because Christopher Columbus said

that he has discovered the land of America.

Although its not a true fact.

Because it was discovered by other people before.

The website CollegeHumor has made a video of it.

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