As it turns out, he's not so mythical.
In this link-baiting press release from Exchange host Intermedia.NET (brilliant marketing tactic, by the way), the following stereotypes are now officially proven:
- IT types are 34% more likely to sport a ponytail
- Black jeans are 63% more popular among IT types than other workers
- IT people are “twice as likely” to wear heavy metal t-shirts
- IT workers are 32% less likely to wear clean clothes every day of the week than business managers