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The Best Weapons in the World

   July 29th, 2010

Add this to the list of great quotes about libraries:

Doctor Who Quote

Anyone know where this photo was taken? Thanks to Chris for sending me this, and the comments on Reddit are worth skimming.

I'm a nerd and did the research to figure out this quote came from the second season episode Tooth and Claw, in which a werewolf is sent to assassinate the Queen. Here's the quote in context:




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  2. rebecca Says:

    A real nerd wouldn’t have needed to research where that was from. We just know.

  3. debzanne Says:

    I tend to agree with rebecca – Dr. Who is prime nerd material. Come to think of it, David Tennant played Dr. Who in several libraries throughout his role in the show. Hrm.

  4. Brian Herzog Says:

    @rebecca and @debzanne: by being a nerd, I meant doing the research to find the episode name and the clip on YouTube. Not that nerds need to compete for nerd notoriety – we usually have no trouble standing out.

  5. Rob Says:

    A REAL nerd would know it’s “Doctor Who” not “Dr. Who.” ;-)