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that the mod­ern neck­tie al­legedly orig­i­nates from Croa­tia, where the lo­cal mil­i­tary used to tie scarves around their necks. The colour of the scarf was de­ter­mined by the sol­dier's rank and abil­ity. This type of tie was called a cra­vat, from the French­men's lazy

way of pro­nounc­ing 'croate'.

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