"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…"
"Just a few suggestions how not to look like a slob.
If you are going to lose weight, there is no sense in spending money on things that won't fit in a few months
Get rid of the sports shoes (runners/trainers) and buy shoes or boots, I…"
" Quite possible, as long as you aren't hormonal, lust-filled, or desperate. I generally prefer hanging out with men (there's a lot I wouldn't do in mixed company) but I get along with some women fine without trying to…"
"I'd want specifics on "homophobia" (I assume this means not a phobia, but oppression or wish to oppress or devalue).
...but I can comment on the Isms & Issues ("I&I") dividing men by this or that identity group.…"
"The main point is the Tea Party hypocrisy in opposing the ACA for purely ideological reasons, despite the economic advantage to the state and its taxpayers in joining the exchanges and expanding Medicaid. "