"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…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"The very act of signing up for and participating in the AOM forums is a criminal act! Have you met Brett (the owner/operator) personally to obtain his face-to-face permission to use this site? Nature of Man, turn yourself in!"
"Every electronic internet purchase of anything ever is therefore illegal because, in every case, the buyer and seller do not consent, face-to-face, person-to-person, in the flesh, to exchange the goods for the money. Amazon, eBay, Alibaba (etc.):…"
"As one can't actually interact with 'anomymous strangers' and give consent in the flesh, the argument is that consent is therefore illegitimate and so is the contract.
So I post a video on youtube. You believe I need to give "in…"