How can one go around the world when the blasted thing is flat?

Surely, as was once the very popular opinion, one would fall off the edge and into oblivion.

Ahh the flat earth brigade.

There was a kid at intermediate school who was resolute in his belief that the world was flat and that yep, travel too far and you'd drop off.


We got the impression that he had got this bizarre impression off his parents because he'd often remark "because dad said..."

How his dad explained who would have built what had to be a massive wall around