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More history garments

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

In addition to the nerd onesie (see below), we now have the arrogant history-major t-shirt.  You don’t get much else from a history major, so in that sense, this shirt is entirely understandable.  One of my professors told me that everyone else wants to be an historian, which is the consolation for going into a profession that has so little pay and prestige.  And he actually got a job in history.

I majored in history, so assume I’m right

Westphalia for Nerds

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Nerd Onesie

I was fascinated to discover the onesie on the left recently (yes, it really is available for sale — click on the image to go to the site). Apparently the Peace of Westphalia defines nerdiness these days.

(Sadly, the image appears to be gone forever, but the page can still be viewed on the wayback machine.)