"I think the neck tie is becoming less popular in some parts of the country and in some professions, but I don't think it will ever go away completely. I also think a guy's personal appearance is not necessarily based on the type of…"
From the Grammarphobia blog.Q: In a recent radio appearance, you said the idea that “he” can refer to any human being – man or woman – was introduced in the 18th century by a female grammarian. I think you’re wrong. The concept of male as universal has been around much longer.A: If by “male as universal,” you mean using male pronouns (“he,” “him,” and “his”) for women as well as men, the idea did indeed begin in the 18th century.Before then – for two centuries, in fact – it was considered…See More
I heard that according to researches that the neck tie is expected to become obsolete in the next few decades. Because more and more men are dressing more casually these days thanks to Facebook and google where the CEO shows up in jeans and a hoodie. So is the neck tie really becoming obsolete or are men just not caring about his personal appearance?Please feel free to give your taken on this.See More