The Titanic really sank, discover shocked TwitterersApr-10-2012
Remember all those Twitterers who didn't know who Paul McCartney was when he performed at the Grammy Awards back in February? Well, we're guessing there's a lot of overlap between that crowd and the several people who've recently posted tweets marking their astonishment to learn that the Titanic was a real ship that actually sank, killing hundreds of people.
That's right, the hype surrounding the release of "Titanic 3D," a new Titanic mini-series and several new documentary specials about the disaster has apparently sparked a historical awakening for several tweeters. Luckily, a large sampling of the tweets have been collected and posted on tumblr by a genius who describes himself only as @stefan.
n the hopes of clearing up any more misinformation, we'd like to add these crucial facts to the Titanic knowledge base: (***SPOILER ALERT***)
-- James Cameron had nothing to do with the actual sinking of the ship. He can do a lot with CGI, but sending an iceberg back in time to 1912 is not one of them.
-- Leonardo DiCaprio is alive and not, as some believe, resting in an icy watery grave at the bottom of the Atlantic.
-- Celine Dion did not bravely sing on the deck of the Titanic as it sank.
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