The Dunce Cap Was Once A Hat Worn By Great Scholars (Cool Weird Awesome 853)

School is back in session, and fortunately teachers aren't using dunce caps to shame their students. How did a hat that was once worn by prominent thinkers end up as the hat of choice for teachers trying to brand students as dopes?

By |2022-09-27T08:44:25-04:00September 27, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Nice Cape: The Franklin Pierce Statue in Concord, NH

Do note that while the state did honor Pierce with a statue after fifty years or so, they made sure it was technically on city - not state - ground, as if to say, he's mostly yours, Concord.

By |2012-12-29T02:30:45-05:00November 3, 2012|Categories: Dead Presidents, Places, Travel|Tags: , , |
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