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Essay:Surprising Dates of Origin for Terms

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"continental drift" - surprisingly recent
|1780-1790
|It's hard to imagine such a late date of origin. Perhaps the word became necessary as an increasing number of people turned away from the authority of the Bible?
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|continental drift
|1926
|that's surprisingly recent for such a simple concept; wonder what held it up?
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|bill of rights
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