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  •  80 is steamy? (1+ / 0-)
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    Not really.  Our home thermostat is at 75, and that is a little on the cool side.  I certainly wouldn't imagine that an extra 5 degrees wouldn't still be comfortable.  It's also worth pointing out that 80 is essentially off for the last 2 weeks in DC.  I live ~100 miles north of DC, but roughly the same weather and it has been a rather mild summer except for a couple of days the beginning of July.

    Perhaps you shouldn't be making people where suits in 80 degrees, but there is no harm in relaxing the dress code.

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      Of course women can adapt to different temperatures, but men should be able to ditch the suits and ties and wear short-sleeved breathable shirts and even tailored shorts to the office in the summer.

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