Novel-T's Bartleby t-shirt, paying homage to Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener, features the "not" or "do not enter" sign on the front and the number 9 on the back. Like all the numbers on Novel-T jerseys, the 9 is significant–but it requires a kind of creative leap of logic to make the connection.
Want us to tell you why Bartleby is 9? Sorry but no, we'd prefer not to.
But speaking of Bartleby and creative leaps, here's video we dig that's based on the story: