Columbus was a drunk, but he was a smart guy. A rare manuscript from the Guilford archives shows America was really discovered by mistake. Here is a conversation recorded on parchment by Luis de Torres of Portugal, the Santa Maria historian, when Columbus discovered America.
First Mate: Why are we stopping here?
Columbus: I have to pee.
First Mate: Pee off the side of the ship.
Columbus: I'm ashamed of my dork. It&…