Need help getting into your necktie guys! Of course lady’s wear then too. A lot of us need help. Not so difficult, just round and about, over down and through. Easy yes. Well try tying a bow tie. I never could do one.
King Edward VIII of England, The Duke of Windsor, is given the distinction of creating this way of tying the necktie. He liked his knot to be a little wider than usual. The norm is 4 millimeters larger than the regular knot.
The Royal Air Force and all the Canadian Armed Forces include the knot as the part of their uniform.
Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was the families original name being of German decent. In 1917 they changed it to Windsor, after the castle, so they seemed more British. The Germans where not held in such high regard after World War l.
Porky Pig always wore a Bow Tie. I recall Elmer Fudd wearing a Bow Tie too when he dressed up. He was always hunting wabbits. Maybe today we could get them both to sport a necktie with the Windsor knot for their birthdays.
Today, March 2nd, in 1937 both appeared in their first cartoon.
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