A necktie social is a euphemism for execution by hanging commonly used in the American Old West. Additionally, the term is also used literally, for a social event that involved selling donated neckties for charity.
NECKTIE PARTY IS CALLED OFF MINERAL POINT'S RE-ENACTMENT OF AN 1842 HANGING IS POSTPONED, BUT THERE'S A CHANCE IT COULD HAPPEN IN SPRING.(FRONT)
Sep 24, 2006; Byline: GEORGE HESSELBERG firstname.lastname@example.org 608-252-6140 An Oct. 7 re-enactment of a public hanging that took place before...