Stranger Fruit

£14 gets you a BA from Cambridge

Or at least it did in Darwin’s day. See here.

“Thanks to the discovery, historians now have the exact date of Darwin’s arrival at the university – January 26th, 1828 – as well as a huge assortment of details which will enable them to reconstruct his undergraduate life as never before.”

Comments

  1. #1 Terry Hummer
    March 23, 2009

    Damn, I had hope for a second.

    When I was at the University of Georgia, I once awarded a job candidate his diploma from Oxford University. Ask me about that sometime.

  2. #2 Moth Eyes
    March 23, 2009

    And to think, I just spent £14 to buy a bunch of British stamps.