By the time you get to my age, you have a hope chest full of admissions against interest. You hope they won’t come up because you know they’re admissible under Evidence Code section 1230. One of mine is that I was an English major in college.1

In my defense, it looked then like the choice was between baseball, bridge, and Judy Collins for four years or majoring in something else and actually studying for four years. It wasn’t a decision I struggled with.2