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#1 2005-11-18 22:06:31

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'satorial' for 'sartorial'

This looks too common- 14,000 ghits- for a mere misspelling. Might there be an oblique influence from ‘satori.’? Examples:

As I have probably said before, I’ve never been known for my satorial elegance.

And as coattails suggest satorial refinement and all that is decent – it’s opposite would have to suggest something more lowbred and tastless.

The satorial plumage of the participants ranged from geek to business casual.

The satorial elegance of the 6th Duke of Devonshire showing one of the innovations of Beau Brummell for the dandy set which was the strap beneath the boot …

The Duke of Wellington was nicknamed ‘the Dandy’ by his men for his satorial
elegance on the field, and was known to dress for his battles in grey greatcoat.

... Naplli Couture, with is the most up to date interpretation of the refined
Italian satorial tradition of dressing …



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