How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 108


On the first day of your Rare Books graduate school course, the instructor hands out pieces of papyrus and parchment for students to take home.  You then realize that your reaction to this educational gift is the same reaction you had as a child when you would get a bag of treats to take home from friends’ birthday parties.

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Posted on January 21, 2012, in Books, Mind Drippings, Nerd Odyssey, Nerds and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. isn’t rare books a course they teach at Hogwarts

    • Good question, but seeing as how the only wizard named Harry who I keep up with is a private detective from Chicago who has a penchant for John Carpenter films and Star Wars references, I couldn’t say for sure.

  2. Papyrus and parchment are way cooler than a plastic egg of Silly Putty and a Chinese yo-yo!

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