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Quote: Originally Posted by otheme Taking a short trip to Beijing. I have set my mind to finding a high quality tailor. Right now I am trying three tailors: two in big shopping plazas, and one independent shop. First impression: their selection of suiting fabric is fairly limited to the traditional colors/textures. The fabrics are mostly Chinese made and have fraudulent labels stating something like "Super 180's Made From Italy." Nonetheless, the...
Quote: Originally Posted by iammatt This is how I do it. Letting raw garlic infuse in warm oil for a long period of time is not the smartest... Raw garlic stored in olive oil is a reasonably successful way of contracting botulism. Absolutely perfect with Angelhair pasta. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garlic
Quote: Originally Posted by Davidko19 Am I considered cheap if I use a coupon on a date? Oh yes, my friend. Better to be thought reckless, extravagant and ever so slightly dangerous, than mean, cautious and likely to finish before she does!
Yep, go ahead. I believe it is called making a silk purse out of a sow's ear!
Quote: Originally Posted by SpooPoker Damn man. Sorry bout that - what kind of shoes were they? Thanks for your sympathy. They were a pair of 15/16 year old Church's oxblood brogues. Very well made having survived two divorces and umpteen re-soleings!
Quote: Originally Posted by SpooPoker Is that a true story? Yes. He died in October 2009. He was a beekeeper, and ripped open a heart vein when lifting a box of bees. I arrived into hospital a day after getting 'the call'. After saying hello in our usual awkward fashion, those were his next words. I must admit, I am welling up here thinking about it.
Quote: Originally Posted by pkiula Are their known shirt fabric makers as there are in the suit world? (Cerruti, Zegna, Loro Piana..) Before you point out another person's spelling mistake (gaff/gaffe), you would be much better employed in checking and correcting your own. Twat.
Quote: Originally Posted by Fraiche Forget fashionable clothing, wear something smooth with a unique, soft touch to it. Trust me on this one. +10, and remember to cop some viagra. You will need it for later.
When my father was on his deathbed, he looked down at my feet and said, "Good shoes, son." So much meaning in those three words. I loved that man.
I use four sheepskins sewn together when camping. Great insulation from the groundsheet, and it adds a certain luxe to my canvas tent. You must air it every day though.
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