"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'm sorry you can't follow my logic about the courts.
Anyway, I have a computer algorithm that I used to determine fault but I did round off the numbers a bit. The Malaysian Air fault is actually 89.689323115982234980% and the…"
"Maybe my explanation was a bit too extreme. I am trying to make my place have that "old world" appearance. Perhaps not stubbornly medieval, but I would like it to have that simple yet old fashioned feel to it. Perhaps a better comparison…"
"Invite her somewhere outside of business hours. Lunch on Wednesday is ambiguous (friend, colleague, date?). Dinner and dancing on Saturday night is not. That'll get you the clear answer you're wanting ... though…"
"The problem isn't Hamas using human shields. The problem is an illegal occupation and the ongoing violation of basic human rights resulting in an asymetric conflict. And it's a chicken / egg situation. See South Africa for how it can be…"