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YouTube Cannot Help with Bow Ties

In the inaugural New York Times Mens Style section, Nick Bilton addresses an issue I have suspected for a long time.

In the inaugural New York Times Mens Style section, Nick Bilton addresses an issue I have suspected for a long time: None of those thousands of YouTube videos explaining how to tie a bow tie actually explain the proper way to tie a bow tie.  I knew how to do it, looked it up on YouTube, watched about ten of them, kept thinking "No, that's not right" and finally gave up and remembered while tying my shoes. (Hint: It's like tying your shoelaces, except around your neck.)

I Figured Out How to Tie a Bow Tie, No Thanks to YouTube