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Things I would like to own, Episode II: Attack of the T-shirts

So, several months ago, as a direct result of some good old-fashioned insomnia, I posted this list of nerdy things I totally wished I had.

Now, inspired by various family members’ demand for a “christmas list” from me, and some pretty outstanding shirts I have come across in the last few days, I present another list of weird, nerdy, and occasionally useless things I would totally by for myself if I wasn’t a broke student.

(Incidentally, I am really not difficult to buy for, I promise, but people seem to need very specific instructions for some reason…)

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Songs of America: A Young Patriot’s Guide

I remember song lyrics better than I remember anything else.  I am confident I could master just about anything if given an opportunity to learn that subject in song.  Perhaps that’s why I love history and government so much– my childhood was full with songs about history and government, and I remember them all quite fondly.  And so, in celebration of America’s birthday, I offer a random assortment of songs about history or government.  Good stuff.

The Animaniacs teach you the Presidents:

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Happy Birthday, Abe!

In honor of the upcoming Presidents’ Day weekend.

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