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Etmax
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Re: Every day is "Shorts" day
Etmax   7/19/2014 6:41:00 AM
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I think wearing long pants in an office environment is a high risk venture, it results in worse coffee burns :-)

Anyhow I fixed that by getting a spiffy coffee machine that grinds the beans and froths the milk and keeps it at a lower temperture than instant made with hot water from a jug. Because of that I can wear jeans again :-)

I've got to say, I do prefer jeans I can regulate my temperature better and yes barefoot in summer.

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I wore a kilt at work
traneus   7/18/2014 10:16:44 PM
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Years ago, I kept a kilt in my desk at the office for warm early-spring days before the air conditioning was turned on for the season. When the office got hot, I'd change from pants to the kilt for the rest of the day.

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Measurement.Blues   7/17/2014 5:46:20 PM
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I could write a song about that.

"It's way better that people should wear shorts than opens."

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wearing shorts at work
EMCgenius   7/17/2014 5:39:09 PM
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It's way better that people should wear shorts than opens.

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MeasurementBlues   7/17/2014 2:39:58 PM
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@Glenn "high-speed high-end data acquisition products"

Tell me more. If you'd like to reply offline, martin.rowe@ubm.com.

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MeasurementBlues   7/17/2014 2:21:06 PM
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@kfield,

It depends on how you define "later in the year."

My one trip to Taiwan was in December (late '80s) and the temperature was certainly not opressive. Long pants, long sleeves, light jackets were about right, even on the Tropic of Cancer. The line goes through the island.

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Shorts at work
Glenn F   7/17/2014 2:16:20 PM
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I work for a company that designs, builds, and sells high-speed high-end data acquisition products. We are in a remote satellite office and customers never visit us so we dress casual; shorts, T-shirts, sandals in the summer. I'm an old old engineer, I cut my teeth in a white shirt and tie, and to tell the truth, I much prefer T-shirts and shorts.

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David Ashton   7/16/2014 6:29:45 PM
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@Karen excellent advice from Tony - please take lots of pics while you are there (selfies too!) :-)

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TonyTib   7/16/2014 6:12:53 PM
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My wife wears mini-skirts when she's visiting China in the summer (but never at home...)

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kfield   7/16/2014 5:27:55 PM
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@William_Albano "I work at an industrial communication systems startup (hardware + software) in our APAC office in Taipei, Taiwan. Its hot here during the summer: in low to mid 90s °F (mid 30s °C) daily"

Oh my, thanks for the heads up! I am traveling to Taiwan later on this year. I don't do shorts, though. What do professional women (and depsite what Max Maxfield says that's what I am) wear to stay cool in that kind of oppressive heat?

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