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Comic #469

1 Minnesota Jones: Oh, and by the way, it's not Professor Emeritus. I still hold the Schliemannian Chair of Archaeology at Oxford.
2 Prof. Jones: Oh, I thought you'd retired from academic life. Especially after you went missing all those years ago.
3 Minnesota Jones: Of course not!
4 Minnesota Jones: I brought the Chair with me! {pointing at a fancy chair next to him}

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emeritus, adj. retired or honourably discharged from active duty because of age, infirmity, or long service, but retained on the rolls.

The Chair of Archaeology at Oxford University appears not to have a name in reality, so I chose to name it after Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890), who was the guy who found and excavated Troy.

Disturbingly, Cambridge University has the Disney Chair of Archaeology. Named after an early 19th century barrister and collector of antiquities, but still...

So, how many facts did you learn from IWC today?


2013-04-29 Rerun commentary: Here are some more facts!

The University of Edinburgh has the Abercromby Chair of Archaeology.

The University of Western Ontario has the Lawson Chair of Canadian Archaeology.

The University of Sydney (my own alma mater) has the Tom Austen Brown Chair of Australian Archaeology.

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