The tie is old hat

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2006) The tie is old hat. -Comment New Sunday Times.

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    WHAT’S in a tie. Plenty, going by recent events. First, the Canadian Parliament. Some years ago, I watched a televised Canadian session where a member of the House was not allowed to speak because he wore a turtleneck sweater and did not have a tie on. The quick thinking member borrowed a tie from his colleague and fixed it over the turtleneck and was allowed to speak. This Canadian incident illustrated the point that a piece of cloth tied around the neck is accorded such importance. There was a "Canadian" affair in the Malaysian Parliament recently involving a Minister. Although not as dramatic as the Canadian incident, the implication was similar.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC79 Special topics-Including air pollution, automation,consumer demand, famines, flow of funds,etc.
    Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2017 10:28
    Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 10:28

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