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Errantry: Novak's Journal
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Personal/Dork Whine: Mortar Boards = Academic Fashion Death 
19th-May-2010 08:47 am
Marquette University
Aaauuggghhh!!! Mortar boards?!! Every picture I saw of Marquette Ph.D. robes had tams, not mortar boards! I never would have come here if I'd known I had to graduate in a propeller-beanie and not a cool tam! I guess all the cool Marquette people have tams made instead when they buy their robes.
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19th-May-2010 09:46 pm (UTC)
Angie Brunner DeWeese commented on your note "Personal/Dork Whine: Mortar Boards = Academic Fashion Death":

"I have to say tams ARE pretty cool and their origins are Scottish and Irish; so you better get "sewing man" - so you can capitalize on your Irish heritage - longing to address you as Dr. Dork also, because it is just too darn funny - but I'll refrain from the "outright" and just confess the desire to do so (no difference in the end is their really?)"

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