Literacy Certificate


In the usual course of human events
amidst the common anonymity of the teeming masses,
a select few individuals
deserve to be honorably distinguished
for a multitude of excellent reasons
and not a few idiosyncratic affinities.
Be it known
by all those present and future to witness
that
___ [name] ___
is
LITERATE
and is now and forever duly inducted,
with all the rights and responsibilities thereof,
as a
CITIZEN
in the
Republic of Letters
and the
Commonwealth of Knowledge;
and shall henceforth perpetuate the
Conspiracy of Learning.
This notable accord grants
lenient forbearance, and willing accommodation
in the formulation and exchange of opuses.

___ [signed] ___
___ [attested] ___
___ [dated] ___