October 14, 2008

Believe Because It Is Absurd

E Clampus Vitus

“It’s a common saying that no one has been able to tell if they are historians that like to drink or drinkers who like history.  And no one knows because no one has been in any condition to record the minutes.”

Dr. Robert J. Chandler, a senior historian at Wells Fargo Bank and a proud member of the Order of E Clampus Vitus, San Francisco chapter.

Promoting Offbeat History Between the Drinks
Published: October 14, 2008
The goofball sensibilities of a California group are offset by a serious pursuit: putting plaques on all things historical.

[via nytimes]

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