A Letter From The Publisher, may 5, 1952

When TIME printed a letter from a reader extolling the merits of the Windsor knot for neckties (TIME, March 3), the editors thought a note should be added to explain how the knot is tied. After struggling to condense the explanation into a short paragraph (right hand over the left hand, etc.), they gave it up as a bad job, recommended that interested readers write to the Men's Tie Foundation in New York City for diagrams.

Apparently a large number of readers, struggling with their own necktie problems, were interested. The foundation, according to...

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