At my company, all males are required to wear a tie, as it presents a more professional image, which does make a lot of sense when you think about it.
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On the other hand, I have a small collection of some off the wall ties that I regularly wear, plus several Christmas season ties as well.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. -- George Orwell