"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…"
"Sometimes I really like the way you think. Concerned that you'd reject the verrine with smoked salmon though. Maybe you haven't tried this recipe?
Now I have to find a local bakery that makes brioche."
" It sounds like it might be a good match for where you're at in your reading life. I think that copious reading is both a skill and a habit, so if you're trying to deliberately ramp up the quantity of your reading,…"
"I sometimes read willy-nilly, whatever catches my eye. Sometimes I read in a more directed fashion. I will think of an area that I might be interested in but have little knowledge of. Then I will do some research and compile a bibliography and try…"
"Iam just going to ignore that the NSA already had more data the Stasi and Gestapo. Iam further going to ignore that the storing the data alone, without exploiting it is already a 4th amendment violation. Not to mention that the pressure of ongoing…"