Re: The Origin of The Cravat

Michael Bauser (
28 Nov 1995 02:32:38 -0500

Following-up from <URL:news://sci.anthropology>
In article <>, wrote:

> Interesting that the tie as a phalic symbol would come up. Perhaps it is
> because we live in a male dominant world and males must asert their maleness
> through wearing ties...

Or, perhaps it's because men must assert their dominance by insisting every
third object on the planet [see Note 1] is a representation of their anatomy.

There. The question has been begged.


1. Three kinds of objects in the world. Objects that are longer than they
are wide; objects wider than they are long, and objects that are as
exactly as wide as they are long

2. Oh wait -- I just remembered you can always turn the second type on its
side, an the third type is usually round and probably a testicle symbol.
Where was I going with this again?

Help. Is there a postmodernist in the house?

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