This week's question: Scientists in Germany have discovered that wearing a tightly-secured necktie can reduce the flow of blood to the brain by some 7.5 percent, potentially diminishing the wearer's brain function. Please come up with a medical term to describe the condition that men may suffer from wearing a too-tight collar and tie to the office.
THE WINNER: "Ascotphyxiation"
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh
SECOND PLACE: "Tie-poxia"
Corey French, Carmel, Indiana
THIRD PLACE: "Windsor Half-Wit"
Dallas Lea, Niskayuna, New York
Jenny Mangan, Sand Springs, Oklahoma
Mark Hasselwander, Queensbury, New York
Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, New York
Dan Eakin, Billings, Montana
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Judy Echols, Incline Village, Nevada
"The tie breaker"
Lea Butterfield Vanderstok, Palmdale, California
John Lewis, Montgomery Village, Maryland
Jonathan Sternberg, Eugene, Oregon
Don Walker, Lexington, Massachusetts
Anita Regan, New Milford, Connecticut
"The tie-die effect"
Scott Heiple, Norman, Oklahoma
"Choke full of knots"
Sheldon Friedman, Englewood, Colorado
Michael Rouse, Troy, Michigan