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Conservative Business Dress

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. Connemara

    Connemara Senior member

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    That would be Naked Lunch which just doesn't jive with the threads, mack.

    Naked Lunch is significant only in that it provided the name for the seminal jazz/rock fusion band Steely Dan.
     
  2. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    His isn't a conditional sentence (there is no conditional cause-and-effect), but rather an irrealis sentence using the subjunctive.
    Those damn Israelis. Troublemakers I tell you.
     
  3. Nantucket Red

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    Those damn Israelis. Troublemakers I tell you.

    Actually, I think he was talking about surrealists. Troublemakers too.
     
  4. Clio

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    that is an ultraconservative lawyer tie. In fact, I got if from the general counsel to the John Birch Society in an ebay sale. Printed twill with a dark blue ground and small silver and royal blue figures; no accent colors.

    The John Birch Society? Good thing an unsuspecting African-American buyer didn't get the tie--it might have tried to hang him from a tree.
     
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    wHAT DID YOU SAY ABOUT pOLAND?
    It's a country which surfaces in European history from time to time, but rarely in the same place.
     
  6. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    So I was at a conference in Bangkok the other week, hanging out with a British expat there and a super cute local girl who is a good friend of mine. She was lamenting how crap her life had become since dumping this Polish dude a couple months back. Her: ahh shit, maybe I should just go back to the Pole Mr Brit: I love it when Thai girls say that. She slapped him then [​IMG]
     
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    Matt, is that a picture of them in your avatar?
     
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    Maybe in yours man [​IMG]
     
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    Manton, two comments:
    1) Gorge too high to be considered 'conservative'
    2) Tie clip.... ?

    And who are you telling us how to dress conservatively... being a CAL grad and all.....
     
  11. Soph

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    Is that Trick Magnet Rummy Dazzle I see?

    That is what happens when one tries to apply what he learns from reading TheSuit.[​IMG]
     
  12. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Maybe this is just a joke that I am not in on but I think that the abrasiveness of your language defeats the actual purpose of conservative business dress in whichever environment you chose to wear it in. It's a state of mind to a certain extent or at least should be.

    Here's a tip for you, K-Man, free of charge. If you don't want to hear the answer, don't ask the question.
     
  13. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Thank you my friend. I agree that Manton's collar is a bit swish, but what do you expect from a media type.

    I'm supposed to take advice on Conservative Business Dress from a guy who wears a purple overcoat?

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    I think that you are likely wearing suspenders. That is not conservative at all. It is either fancy-Dan Englishman, or it is backwoods hick. Neither of those two poles is conservative.
    How would you know? Did I take my jacket off? Would I ever do something so un-conservative, so disrespectful to my colleagues? How my trousers stay up is a private matter, between my, my tailor, and God. So butt out.
     
  14. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    but rather an irrealis sentence

    Jesus, I looked this up, and it's actually a real concept. What kind of dried up pedant loser actually know that?
     
  15. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Yeah, Pollack jokes are totally beyond the pale here.

    If I can't make fun of kencpollock, I'm quiting the forum.
     
  16. Soph

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    Suspenders always remind me of Uncle Jesse from the Dukes rereuns:
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  17. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    1) Gorge too high to be considered 'conservative'

    I don't take sartorial advice from decadent, childless Europeans who take eighteen weeks of vacation every month. Get your birthrates up, your economic output above Zimbabwe's, grow a sack, then we'll talk.

    I said, clear as day, if the tie clip was too much for you scared little kittens, ditch it and go the ultraconservative route.

    Once again, a reading comprehension failure. Pay attention, Little Dutch Boy:

    Goddamnit, what do I need to do to get through to you people? This thread is not about POLITICAL CONSERVATISM. This is about Conservative Business Dress, which is bipartisan and apolitical.
     
  18. well-kept

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    What kind of dried up pedant loser actually know that?

    Now? You. Congratulations.
     
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    Ann Coulter has nothing on Manton.

    Soph, You'll need to place a comma after "nothing on" if you want to excite him.
     
  20. Soph

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    Manton you do realize you could have bought 2 small Asian children instead of those 2 Alex "The Great" custom shirts.
     

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