"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…"
I've been working in a department store (Belk) inside of a mall for almost three years now. I've never had any security problems and I've always felt safe up until last Friday. I departed from school around 2:20 and I arrived at work at 2:40pm for my 3 o'clock shift. Belk employees have to park on the third floor of the parking deck which I've been doing. On this particular day, the deck was a bit fuller than usual due to the Easter weekend so I parked in the very back of the deck against the…See More
"I can't remember if I have mentioned this before, but there is a book that lays the groundwork for such a question and it was by an author called Barry Fells. He posited that there were many groups here in what we call the United States…"
"There has been no era that the following era did not think was oppressive. 100 years from now, they'll think we are all backwards asshats, too. How exactly, is hard to discern. But asshats in their eyes, we will be.
I was having a conversation with a woman today and I made a positive comparison to the style and composition of women in the Antebellum South. An African-American lady overheard me speaking and became extremely angry that I made a positive reference to a time when her ancestors were enslaved. I asked her if she thought the bubonic plague was the only thing going on before the European Renaissance, then I asked her if taxes would be the only reason an American would have stayed loyal to Britain…See More
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