Thursday, 4 April 2013

ties are good, around the right neck

Ties are necessary. They cut off circulation if a banker gets 
too excited by greed.
In other words, crisis things could have been worse.

The way they're treated like infallible demi-gods
money laundering& Libor fixing& failure-&-a-bonus
every year makes me want to give them a special bonus:

Perhaps they'd like a pearl necklace?

Read 'em:  The Observer
Wear a suit without a tie? It's nothing short of sartorial catastrophe

Tim Davie, the acting director general of the BBC, strode into his new job missing one highly important accessory...
   Alex Bilmes
    , Sunday 18 November 2012
"If men can run the world," asked the American network news broadcaster Linda Ellerbee, "why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?"
The necktie, as Ellerbee calls it, is apparently the most unnecessary and impractical item in the working man's wardrobe. It flops into soup, entangles itself in revolving doors and flies over shoulders on blustery days. Isn't it time we dispensed with the formality?