Out of Africa
June 11, 2003 4:58 PM   Subscribe

America today - a nation overrun by Ethiopian immigrants. Can nothing stop them?
posted by Pretty_Generic (11 comments total)
If man originated in Africa, why isn't it the center of modern civilization? An interesting book about what happened.
posted by scarabic at 5:13 PM on June 11, 2003

clearly, man originated in newark.
posted by quonsar at 5:26 PM on June 11, 2003

scarabic, agreed great book, shame they got rid the earlier [imho] cooler looking cover.
posted by dabitch at 5:28 PM on June 11, 2003

quonsar, I grew up eight miles from newark and can tell you there was very little that originated there. Other than lots of people who moved away as soon as they reached adulthood. In waves every few years.
posted by billsaysthis at 6:04 PM on June 11, 2003

posted by quonsar at 6:05 PM on June 11, 2003

Nice headline, though I fear it might give any remaining LGF spies a heart attack.
posted by Space Coyote at 6:27 PM on June 11, 2003

Can nothing stop them?

SARS? AIDS? Monkey Pox? Armageddon? Most likely they'll just do it themselves.
posted by Pollomacho at 6:31 AM on June 12, 2003

Newark may not have originated much, but it's a nice anagram.
posted by monkey closet at 7:02 AM on June 12, 2003

Hey - I thought we were being overun by killer bees and Kudzu. Or was it waves of 'young republicans' ?
posted by troutfishing at 7:21 AM on June 12, 2003

I believe it's waves of young Ethiopian republicans.
posted by Ayn Marx at 7:49 AM on June 12, 2003

scarabic - I second the recommendation of "Guns, Germs and Steel". Excellent book.
posted by tdismukes at 9:32 AM on June 12, 2003

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