What ever happened to the bygone days of pipe smoking?

Author J.L. Pattison

Ever wonder why you don’t see as many pipe smokers today as we once saw years ago?


Well, Marcus Jones offers his take on this in his article entitled “Why Don’t People Smoke Pipes Anymore?

Here’s an excerpt from that article:

“When a bunch of guys have big, fat cigars in their mouths, they will inevitably start talking about women and sports, whereas a group of pipe smokers might become engrossed in the topic of the economy in Zimbabwe or the declining quality of tweed elbow patches, which would make for what most would find a very boring evening.”

I think Marcus Jones is onto something here.

There’s a certain debonair sophistication about pipe smoking. But as sophistication has gone the way of the Dodo bird (along with a list of apparently other archaic concepts such as critical thought, shared morality, common decency, and basic civility), so…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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