Here's a little nerd history that you might not know about.
On January 2, 1961 at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, the Minnesota Golden Gophers played the Washington Huskies in the Rose Bowl. The half-time show consisted of a flip card routine -- a large group of people flipping over colored cards to spell out inane phrases ("Go Team!", etc). This was performed by Washington.
The cheerleaders would signal the group, and they'd all flip over the card for the next picture they were supposed to present.
On the 12th phase, it all went horribly wrong. The 12th picture was supposed to be a husky, Washington's mascot. Instead, the group flipped over a beaver.
Round 13 was supposed to be the word "HUSKIES". Instead, it was reversed, "SEIKSUH".
Round 14... was this:
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Credit goes to the "Fiendish Fourteen", who devised the plan as retribution for CalTech's underrepresentation at the Rose Bowl.