How to one-up a 1960s aficionado: "Well, when it comes to the sixties, there's nothing like the literal
sixties — the decade beginning 60 CE. Take the wedge
, for example; how can one compare the 1960s' wedge-heel shoe to Gaius Suetonius Paulinus defeating the rebels at the Battle of Watling Street using a flying wedge formation? Sure, there was the Nehru Jacket, but you should have seen what Nero
was wearing! Granted, the Civil Rights movement took a lot of gall, but so did Civilis when he led the uprising of Gaul. Imagine comparing the Grateful Dead to the Dead Sea Scrolls — if I may be so 'blunt.'"