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"We try to set aside a little time for silliness."
Tags:silly, silliness, spontaneous, spontaneity, silly hat, silly hats, hat, hats, headwear, head wear, uptight, ridiculous, ridiculousness, fashion, fashionable, tacky, tackiness, live in the moment, lives in the moment, living in the moment, upper class, upper classes, upper crust, leisure time, free time, let loose, lets loose, letting loose
"It's not a cummerbund. It's my underpants."
Tags:cummerbund, cummerbunds, underpants, underwear, cocktail party, cocktail parties, badly-dressed, bad dresser, bad dressers, formal, formal party, formalwear, faux pas, formal wear, upper class, polite society, elite, elites, fashion faux pas, style, stylish, stylishness, trashy, tacky, tackiness
A caveman wears a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt.
"The board is going to have to talk to 5-G again."
Tags:apartment, apartments, apartment building, apartment buildings, flat, flats, tower block, tower blocks, tacky, tackiness, standards, high standards, upper class, upper classes, stand out, stands out, standing out, individual, individuals, individuality, stick out, sticks out, sticking out, rebel, rebels, home, homes, homey, decoration, decorations, home decor, co-op, co-ops, cooperative, cooperatives, housing cooperative, housing cooperatives, strict, strict rules
"To be a flamingo, or better still a toucan, in the sixties- that was really something."
A Thinking Man's Guide to the Tuxedo T-Shirt
Tags:tuxedo, tuxedos, tuxedo shirt, tuxedo shirt, t-shirt, t-shirts, tuxedo t-shirt, tuxedo t-shirts, tacky, tackiness, fashion faux pas, faux pas, fashion don't, outfit, outfits, unprofessional, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, instructions, guide, guides, fashionista, fashionistas, ironic, hipster, hipsters, dress up, dresses up, dressing up, classy, classless
"I think what it finally comes down to is that I can not do business with skinny leather ties!"
Tags:tie, ties, leather tie, leather ties, tacky, tackiness, faux pas, fashion faux pas, snob, snobs, fashion snob, fashion snobs, business dress, men's fashion, suit, suits, business suit, business suits, dress code, dress codes, attire, upper class, upper classes, elitist, elitists, business elite, business elites, boys club, boys clubs, reject, rejects, rejection, rejections
"Do you have this in a flat brown sandal?"
Tags:sandal, sandals, monk, monks, monastery, monasteries, poverty, vow of poverty, vows of poverty, life of poverty, minimalist, minimalists, minimalism, stiletto, stilettos, stiletto heel, platform shoe, platform shoes, shoe, shoes, boot, boots, tacky, tacky clothes, tackiness, customer, customers, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, salespeople, retailer, retailers, shoe department, shoe departments, shoe store, shoe stores, fashion choice, fashion choices, fashion preference, fashion preferences
"Take it from me, madam—the passing years can only add to the value of this Spiro T. Agnew standing hall clock."
Tags:spiro agnew, prediction, predictions, predicting, vice president, vice presidents, nixon, nixon administration, disgrace, disgraced, agnew, richard nixon, antique, antiques, clock, clocks, hall clock, hall clocks, tacky, tackiness, antiquing, value, values, bad taste, swindle, swindles, swindling, con, cons, con artist, con artists, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, salespeople, dishonest, dishonesty, seller, sellers
"Are we interested in a meticulously detailed, genuine silver coin, issued and authenticated by the Franklin Mint, honoring whichever schmuck wins?"
Tags:election, elections, tchotchke, tchotchkes, coin, coins, commemorate, commemorates, commemorative, commemorative coin, commemorative coins, silver coin, silver coins, election, elections, presidential election, presidential elections, bad candidate, bad candidates, bad option, bad options, disparage, disparages, disparaging, candidate, candidates, politician, politicians, tacky, tackiness
"Yes, you're my best friend, and no, I'm not lending you forty thousand dollars."
Normal Paisley - Deadly Strain is Introduced.
Tags:paisley, pattern, patterns, garment, garments, virus, viruses, outbreak, outbreaks, pandemic, pandemics, kill, kills, killer, killers, cell, cells, floral print, floral prints, print shirt, print shirts, takeover, takeovers, taking over, bacteria, bacterium, amoeba, amoebas, cell division, microbiology, microbiologist, microbiologists, tacky, tackiness, print, prints
"And to my Cousin Ernie I leave my leisure suit."
Tags:cousin, cousins, leisure suit, leisure suits, suit, suits, favorite suit, favorite suits, favourite suit, favourite suits, will, wills, last will and testament, inherit, inherits, inheriting, inheritance, inheritances, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, representative, representatives, tacky, tackiness
'You've got a vulgar accent.'
Tags:accent, accents, accent mark, accent marks, taste, tasteful, vulgar, vulgarity, grammar, grammatical, accented, spelling, punctuation, punctuation mark, punctuation marks, language, typography, french, french teacher, french teachers, language teacher, language teachers, languages, vulgar, class, snobbery, snobs, status, tacky, tackiness, bad taste
"Would our big tacky objects look good here?"
Tags:interior decoration, interior decorator, interior decorators, interior designer, interior designers, interior design, tacky, tackiness, move, moves, moving, house, houses, home, homes, new house, new home, flat, flats, apartment, apartments, living room, living rooms, family room, family rooms, great room, great rooms, ugly, unattractive, furniture, dining set, dining sets, bad taste, poor taste
"I'm sorry, Steve, I was only dating you for the kitsch value."
Tags:margaret keane, keane, painting, paintings, big eye, big eyes, large eye, large eyes, kitsch, kitschy, kitsch value, kitsch values, camp, campy, campiness, irony, ironic, date, dates, dating, breakup, breakups, breaking up, modern art, modern artist, modern artists, big-eyed waif, big-eyed waifs, novelty, novelties, novelty factor, novelty factors, short term relationship, short term relationships, tacky, tackiness
'Don't forget toothpicks for our candlelight supper tonight. . . get the cellophane tip ones; preferably gold to match the gold plastic service and mugs.'
"Guess which one is the cell tower."
"It's a cautionary tale about why we shouldn't cut arts funding in schools."
Tags:art, arts, artist, artists, artistry, arts funding, art school, art schools, bad art, ugly art, tacky, tackiness, art gallery, art galleries, cautionary tale, cautionary tales, painting, paintings, painter, painters, unoriginal, unoriginality, original, originality, creative, creativity, creative endeavor, creative endeavors, creative endeavour, creative endeavors
"It was a crime of fashion."
'I'm past the phase of being embarrassed by you, and I'd like to start bringing my friends around as soon as we do something about all this kitsch.'
'It may be vulgar, but it shows who has the loot.'
"Wendell, I need a stupid excuse right away. What have you got?"
"You love anything tacky, don't you?"