If there is a cool kind of nerd in the world, it’s a history nerd. At least, I think so. History is interesting, it’s funny, it’s illuminating, and most of all, it bonds us together in ways we can hardly realize sometimes.

If you love history, too, and you love feeling smart and laughing about it, too, these 16 memes are going to make your day.

16. We don’t want any of that.

Sadly, they’re not taking no for an answer.

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15. I’m never going to be able to get this out of my head now.

I think this is basically correct.

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14. Humans will do anything for their gods.

It didn’t matter how many people died, either.

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13. I think about this a lot.

You know a good many people felt this way.

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12. If they laugh you know you found your people.

And that’s priceless.

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11. Be careful not to really blow anyone’s mind.

They scare easy.

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10. Only three?

Lightweight.

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9. I mean, didn’t you know?

I thought everyone knew.

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8. History is full of these moments.

No one listens to the smart underlings.

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7. There’s just something about it.

You know you made the right choice.

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6. They’re like, so cute.

Adorable, even. *pinches cheeks*

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5. It was just no trouble.

Like done on a Saturday morning.

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4. Like my grandfather pretending to be deaf.

It works surprisingly well.

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3. You gotta know who your friends are, I guess.

Or it might be too late.

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2. Don’t shame your ancestors.

Eat that spicy chicken and love it.

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1. They just flew them anyway.

Bless their hearts.

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See what I mean? Smart is cool, y’all. Pass it on.

What’s your favorite history joke? Tell us in the comments!