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the 32 Cravats according to Mr. Hollingshead

John Hollingshead was an actor  and writer, who wrote this piece some time before 1883.  It is a comic piece that largly paraphrases LeBlanc, written inthe style of an Octegenarian dandy, decrying the slovenliness of the young. The major difference … Continue reading

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Neckcloth, Tie, Ascot, Cravat; What’s in a name?

So I just stuck my foot in my mouth in a twitter conversation. And I realize that I know less about the tie than I thought I did.  And worse, I have committed the cardinal sin of responsible research. I … Continue reading

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