Necktie history (for pirates)
September 20, 2003 9:47 AM   Subscribe

For all you pirates out there: The history of the necktie.
Get it? as though it were "talk like a businessman day" for pirates.
posted by magikeye (6 comments total)
Interesting history, magikeye — at last I have some background on why I have to (occasionally) wear the damn things.

Also of possible interest to fellow sufferers:'s How to tie a tie.
posted by filmgoerjuan at 10:53 AM on September 20, 2003

Wow. monju-bosatsu, I was totally pissy about that being a .pdf at first, but it's the most amazing thing I've ever seen, and I'm so glad you posted it. That makes math worthwhile.
posted by RJ Reynolds at 11:26 AM on September 20, 2003

Aaaarrrr! ahem, I mean......Synergy! Board the bastiges and make their widows weep!....errrr...I mean, Whose with me for a little corporate raiding?

posted by dejah420 at 8:44 PM on September 20, 2003

who's rather...
posted by dejah420 at 8:44 PM on September 20, 2003

I'd like to find a denim necktie, myself. A friend of mine once made a nice one out of Desert-Storm-era "chocolate chip" camo material.
posted by alumshubby at 5:19 AM on September 21, 2003

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