1. What is more cringey — “Dear Mr. P”? Or the fact that Mr. P gave her Leaves of Grass?
Monica elaborated more on the tie she gave Bill in a phone conversation recorded by Linda Tripp:
LEWINSKY: I got the tie - the creep a tie.
TRIPP: Oh, please.
LEWINSKY: I know. It was 20 bucks at Marshalls.
TRIPP: Oh, good. Who makes it?
LEWINSKY: Calvin Klein. … Yeah. It’s gorgeous.
TRIPP: Yeah, Marshalls generally - every now and then you can hit.
LEWINSKY: I know. It’s really nice. It’s real different than all the other ones. But - so I put a really funny note with it. I’m going to send it with the book.