'Columbusing': When White People Think They Discovered Something They Didn't

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You know that moment when white people think they've "discovered" something, but in fact, it existed LONG before they deemed it a thing? For example, rock & roll, twerking, or how about America.

Thanks to this hilarious sketch from CollegeHumor, we now have a word for it: Columbusing.

Miley Cyrus did NOT invent twerking -- but a lot of white people think she did. A perfect example of something being "Columbused." Get it? Us, too.

Need more examples? Check out the video above.