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Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:48 AM CST

Apparently, last April on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, many young people (presumably born after 1997, or just toddlers before then) suddenly discovered that it had been a real event, not just a fictional invention from James Cameron's imagination.

Naturally, they took to Twitter to express how thoroughly their minds were blown and, naturally, we all have an initial instinct to shake our heads at the ignorance of today's youth. But can we really blame them when virtually every mention of the word "Titanic" they would have heard before that day would have been referencing the ...

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