I don't have the larger context. :) I read this from the perspective of the clothes being different. If the professor is new then the students...
Question: is the professor new or the clothes? Either way, I would go with "weren't".
Maybe he is the journalist assigned to cover high-society weddings?
Toasted with marmalade. Mmmm. Hi, Bucket!
One of the sites that I've seen talked about on here pretty often is 'Preditors and Editors'. It's been very helpful for...
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