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post #121 of 238
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Originally Posted by blackbowtie View Post
Does "xiaogou"= "puppy" in Chinese?


In a literal sense, yes it does. Culturally, it has a very derogatory meaning. Most people refer to a puppy as a xiao gou gou.
post #122 of 238

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Edited by ginghaman - 2/4/12 at 1:49am
post #123 of 238
Underwear
post #124 of 238
wearing raw denim and then not washing it.

leaving button down collars unbuttoned
post #125 of 238
Overuse of seerseucker
wild paisley/protozoic patterns underneath suits
really nutty contrast collars/cuffs/etc. on shirts

anything made by ed hardy or affliction
post #126 of 238
Gym or tennis shoes and suits.
post #127 of 238
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Originally Posted by bowtielover View Post
Gym or tennis shoes and suits.
Also, boat shoes with suits.
post #128 of 238
Wayfarers. Boat Shoes.
post #129 of 238
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Originally Posted by TheFusilliJerry View Post
ties with shirts that have the first button undone... looks like you don't care.

I believe that is the point.
post #130 of 238
I've only seen it mentioned once in this thread so I'll second skinny lapels. With that said our self-proclaimed interest in style while shunning fashion, it's hard to swallow the forum love affair with RL Black Label.
post #131 of 238
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Originally Posted by JayJay View Post
Also, boat shoes with suits.

What if it's a linen suit? Or a chino/khaki suit?
post #132 of 238
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Originally Posted by blackbowtie View Post
What if it's a linen suit? Or a chino/khaki suit?

boat shoes should NEVER be worn... not even on a boat.
post #133 of 238
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Originally Posted by Xiaogou View Post
In a literal sense, yes it does. Culturally, it has a very derogatory meaning. Most people refer to a puppy as a xiao gou gou.

not really, usually when you add the word Xiao (little) in the front of something, it adds affection to the term. But calling someone a dog in Chinese (or any other culture I suppose) is very offensive.

btw, I'm a native Chinese speaker.
post #134 of 238
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Originally Posted by fcuknu View Post
boat shoes should NEVER be worn... not even on a boat.
well then you and your rock filled, scuff happy shoes can stay off of my boat
post #135 of 238
come on, wtf is that shit?
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