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Tuesday, January 24, 1995

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Background: As is the case with many of these strips, this one is rather Duke-specific.

B.O.G. (stood for "Bunch O' Guys") was a living group at Duke. They broke some rules and were disbanded by the University. (The "controversy" took place in the fall of 1992 before I got there - I only knew about it because there was an article in the paper the day I was there as a prospective student.) At the time, it seemed rather odd - the University basically told these guys that they weren't allowed to live near each other.

Anyway, one of their "things" was to pull their shirts over their heads at Duke basketball games, and I couldn't help but note the similarity.

Unbeknownst to me, one of my neighbors knew a couple of the BOG guys. He relayed back that they got a real kick out of it. Not just for the humor value - but because they didn't think anyone (particularly an underclassman) would remember them.