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Rise and Fall of the Pocket Protector » American Scientist

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Rise & Fall of the Pocket Protector: great image at Apollo 11 liftoff of symbol of #nerd pride

Designed to keep shirts clean and tools handy, this ubiquitous invention declined into a social stigma but rebounded as a symbol of nerd pride

Henry Petroski