His name was *David Beard. He taught Existentialism at Lehigh University. Professor Beard wore kilts and smoked cigarettes during his lunch breaks. He arrived late to class and when he did, the entire lecture hall stunk from his smoke. Of the countless lessons that he imparted on me in the Spring of 2011, two, in particular, stuck.
2. It is completely acceptable for a man to lecture while wearing a kilt.