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‘Illegitimum Non Carborundum’

9:15 AM, Mar 22, 2013 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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On March 21, 2013, history was made. Ivy League champion and 14th seed Harvard men's basketball team busted brackets everywhere as it upset 3rd seed New Mexico, winning its first NCAA playoff game ever and notching its first victory over a top-ten team. Read all about it here and here

If you're inspired—as you surely will be!—feel free to sing along with the "Latin" verse of the Harvard fight song, “Ten Thousand Men of Harvard.”

Illegitimum Non Carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Illegitimum Non Carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Gaudeamus igitur!
Veritas non sequitur?
Illegitimum non Carborundum—ipso facto!

Fellow conservatives and contrarians: Hearken to the example of the plucky Crimson hoopsters! “Illegitimum non Carborundum!”

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