"I would be a little reluctant to wear a bow tie to a college or place of higher learning. They are traditionally worn by professors and senior academics and a "techie" wearing one may draw comment.
As for black bow ties, I prefer to wear…"
"I can understand your flabbergastedness (is that a word?). Obviously the people involved were not as well versed in the sartorial arts as we here at AoM.
However I would like to think I would take the high ground and give him the compliment that it…"
"Don't sweat it! I do the same and used to get annoyed by it.
Eventually I realised that everybody ties them differently, which is part of why they are so individual. Now I embrace my way of doing it. It's all good
If you want to…"
"You aren't teenagers any more. Maybe you could ask your brother about the ring, he may know what happened to it or may even have it himself.
It belongs to the family as a whole, maybe you cold come to some arrangement? Just a thought"
"Being able to do a job is only part of the equation. Being at work is like a long job inteview, in this case for your next promotion.
A big part of any job inteview is the question "Will he fit in with us?" If you dress in a way that the…"
"I like the Homburg, and one day I may even buy one. In fact one is next on my wish list
They are a more formal hat than the fedora and look very smart as evening wear, especially with an overcoat. During the day I would stick with the fedora or…"
"Well, I wouldn't want to necessarily hold up Wilson as an example of a great president (or World War I as a "good" war, for that matter). In any case, I'd agree that great leaders seem to be in short supply these days."
"How are you equating songs about drug, sex, and rock-and-roll with beheadings and other atrocities? I don't get your mindset. And when did the West (particularly the US) support ISIS? I Googled it and got a few hits stating…"
"I agree with everything you say.
Yes, ISIS is looking for such negative things, just as Western reporting on the Middle East is relentlessly negative. Heard any good news stories from there lately? There are plenty, but violence, including…"