Q. When should I put on socks with sandals?
— Alan, Rubidoux

A. Before you put on the sandals. Wearing socks over sandals is considered gauche everywhere except New South Wales, where it’s done only on St. Elmo’s feast day.

Q. Is wearing a tie and shorts considered attractive?
— Edward, Calimesa

A. Maybe to another guy wearing a tie and shorts.

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