whnay.'s good taste thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Mr. Moo

    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Who can broker an end to this shit?
     


  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    If you can't eliminate all the wrong answers to a multiple choice question, does that mean more than one answer is right?
     


  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Exactly: I hate "she saids" and "he saids." They're asinine, conventional or not. Thankfully, more and more writers are junking them.
     


  4. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    To me it's much worse when a writer cycles through their thesaurus finding a new verb for each statement, so that it's "she exclaimed", "he commented", "she parried", "he ejaculated" etc etc.

    Although no verb at all and just an exchange of:

    "Statement."
    "Response."

    is at least as good as "he said", "she said".
     


  5. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That looks like one of the old, classic Charvet ties, form when Charvet was talked about in Esquire and AA as something exotic. They have reissued some of them, though knowing your preferences, I assume yours is Polo/RLPL.
     


  6. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    I'm a proponent of no verb at all. "Said" can be inserted when it's really not clear who's talking. Varying the verb is only more clutter.
     


  7. Cantabrigian

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    1. You misspelled two one-syllable words.
    2. Cold.
     


  8. etkl

    etkl Senior member

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    I tld u I ws sck.Im lst wo splchk. Wht gd ar vwls anywy.
     


  9. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Senior member

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    Today I am wearing a 3-piece tweed suit in dark gray with navy windowpane, blue and white OCBD, white pocket square, navy socks and no tie. I feel it is in good taste. Anyone care to disagree? I didn't think so.
     


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    Dewi Senior member

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    I'm Welsh, and approve this message.
     


  11. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    you pass foo's two acid tests because the shirt is not solid white and the socks are not gray.

    personally I find a 3-piece with no tie kind of dodgy.
     


  12. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    Three piece tweed. :nodding:
     


  13. etkl

    etkl Senior member

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    3-piece w/o tie? WTF?

    Damn, I swore I never would do this.
     


  14. Slewfoot

    Slewfoot Senior member

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    It's tweed so it's cool.

    Flannel or worsted would be weird I agree.
     


  15. etkl

    etkl Senior member

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    No tie=No suit
     


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