Monday, 14 April 2014

"He grew up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the son of a pioneering necktie manufacturer"

If that title sounds like the introduction to a Tom Lehrer song, perhaps there is a reason for it. It is in fact about Tom Lehrer. I also learned that "When Lehrer entered Harvard’s freshman class in the summer, he was 15 years old." For the rest, read the piece.