Re: The Origin of The Cravat (Was: Are Ties Phallocarps?)

Joel and Lynn GAzis-SAx (
Sat, 18 Nov 95 01:36:59 GMT

In article <48i6iv$>, (Lennart Regebro) wrote:
>In article <>, says...
>>I never noticed the phallic nature of ties until it was brought up
>>here. However, this explanation does beg the following questions:
>> - What about bow ties (perhaps they represent the testicles without
>> the penis?)
>> - Why are ties so soft and flacid?
>> - Why are they supposed to stop by the belt (i.e., a tie should not
>> reach the genitals)

>I don't think the tie is phallic in origin, but it obviously gives those kind
>of accociations with some people... :)

A little Freud can be a dangerous thing....

Joel GAzis-SAx

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