At Harvard, majors are called “concentrations” and minors are called “secondary concentrations.” We know what you’re thinking: That’s unnecessarily fancy and vague. Below, FM imagines better labels.
It is your dear writer’s opinion that these highfalutin appellations are as pretentious as they are absurd; a rose is a rose and all that.
NOTHING CONNOTES MORE AUTHORITY, MORE PRESTIGE, MORE VIGOROUS INTENSITY, THAN SOMETHING IN ALL CAPS.
We need an upgrade, so why not promote our titles? What’s better than a major? A colonel, that’s wot!
Harvard’s first rule when it comes to classing up something; if you want it fancy, it has to be in French. Eliot’s fanciest party isn’t called “Fête” for nothing.
These are words that describe different parts of an average Italian meal. Secondo dishes typically consist of a meat or fish. A contorno is a vegetable that accompanies said meat or fish. *kisses fingers*
We are talking earth-shattering achievement here, so why not call it what it is?