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Gentrifiers of Catan
Tags:brewer, brewers, gentrifying, gentrify, gentrified, gentrified area, gentrified areas, boardgame, boardgames, board game, board games, board-game, board-games, brewery, breweries, settlement, settlements, catan, settlers, settlers of catan, gameplay, game-play, game play, hipster, hipsters, middle class, middle classes, middle-class, middle-classes, middle-classed
"I've got something in what used to be a decrepit, run-down, unfashionable area."
Tags:real estate, estate agent, estate agents, properties, new home, new homes, gentrification, hipster, hipsters, run down, run-down, run down area, run down areas, renovating, renovation, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, taste, tastes, middle class, middle-class, urban, urban neighbourhood, urban neighbourhoods, urban neighborhood, urban neighborhoods, urban planning, social inequality
"Never underestimate the middle class."
Tags:middle class, middle-class, cowboy, cow boy, cow-boy, cowboys, cow-boys, cow boys, underestimate, underestimated, underestimates, gunslinger, gunslingers, fastest gun in the west, wild west, wildwest, wild-west, westward, draw, drawing, quick hand, class, classes, shoot, shooting, duel, dueling, shot, shots, pistol, pistols
Gentrification of the Fridge.
Tags:fridge, fridges, food, ice box, refrigerator, gentrification, gentrify, hipster, hipsters, hipster food, food trends, food fads, faddy foods, faddy food, food fad, artisan food, cold brew, hemp milk, vegan, vegans, kale, middle-class food, middle class food, middle-class, middle-class, food snob, food snobs, connoisseur, connoisseurs, displacement, nutritionist, nutritionists, dietician, dietitian, dieticians, foodie, foodies, millennial, millennials
"We want to do the whole Jack Kerouac-'On the Road' thing, only with B&B's"
"I, for one, don't see how Herman Melville relates to our life style."
Tags:herman melville, melville, moby dick, book, books, relatable, relates, typee, reading, reads, novel, novels, novella, literature, english literature, couple, couples, marry, married, marries, marriage, relatable, unrelatable, middle class, middle-class, middle-classes, middle classes, shallow, relationship, relationships
"O.K., so the meek shall inherit the earth, and the rich will have a hard time getting into Heaven. But what about the middle class?"
Tags:middle class, class, middle-class, shepherd, meek, meek shall inherit, meek shall inherit the earth, matthew, bible, blessed are the meek, they shall inherit the earth, middle classes, middle-classes, blessed are the gentle, eye of a needle, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, camel go through the eye of a needle, class jokes, middle income, god, jesus, bibles, verse, verses, religion, religious, heaven, heavenly, beatitudes, sermon on the mount
"Call me old-fashioned, but I felt much more at home with the Forsytes than I do with the Louds."
Tags:the forsytes, the forsyte saga, john galsworthy, an american family, documentary, documentaries, novels, novel, famous families, famous family, middle class, middle-class, upper-class, upper class, class, class distinction, class division, snobbery, snob, snobs, cocktail party, cocktail party chatter, snobbery, high class, high society, wealth, wealthy, pretentious, ostentatious, television documentaries, television documentary
"You've let more than your Met membership slip, haven't you, Lorna?"
Tags:letting it slip, let slip, let go, losing, losing it, art, art galleries, middle-class, middle-classes, middle class, middle classes, cocktails, cocktail, drinks, drink, spiteful, spiteful comments, denigrate, denegrating, pettiness, petty comments, put-down, put down, put-downs, put downs, middle-class put-downs, middle class put down, frenemies, rivelry, friendship, friends
"Can you recommend any wines for the middle class?"
Tags:sommelier, sommeliers, wine list, wine lists, wine waiter, wine waiters, wine menu, wine menus, waiter, waiters, server, servers, eating out, drinks menu, drinks menus, wine, wines, middle class, middle classes, middle-class, middle-classes, snob, snobs, class divide, recommendation, recommendations, class divides
When in Rome...
Tags:suburbs, suburb, suburban, etiquette, housewives, housewife, folding, napkin, napkins, when in rome do as the romans do, when in rome, boring, bored, infuriating, infuriates, posh, fancy, pretentious, pretentiousness, comic strip, comic strips, comic-strip, comic-strips, dinner parties, dinner, manner, manners, job, jobs, occupation, busy, hobby, hobbies, middle class, middle-class
Les nouveaux pauvres
Tags:les nouveaux pauvres, nouveau riche, new poor, new rich, beggar, beggars, begging, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, sign, signs, poor, poverty, money, finance, finances, financial issues, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, economy, bad economy, recession, recessions, economic crisis, financial crisis, middle class, middle-class, sacrifice, sacrifices, cutback, cutbacks, privileged, desperate, desperation, money troubles
"I'm finally at a point where I learned I don't need to please my nutritionist and trainer."
Tags:party, parties, small talk, making small talk, nutritionist, nutritionists, trainer, trainers, personal trainer, personal trainers, please, people pleaser, people pleasers, middle-class problems, middle-class problem, middle-class, privilege, privileged, house part, house parties, self development, self improvement
Kids Playing Doctor.
"I feel I've outgrown this facility, Mrs. Thompson. Could we see what else is around?"
'Folk Art of Midtown'
Tags:arts, art, artistic, midtown, manhattan, reuse, reusing, artistic, artist, pretentious, folk art, midtown manhattan, pretentiousness, useless, middle class, middle-class, obsolete, repurpose, repurposing, repurposed, re-purposing, innovation, innovation, amateur, amateurs, virtue signalling, environment, environmentalist, environmentalist, waste, reduce waste
"Is this from the community garden? It tastes sanctimonious."
Tags:food, foods, vegetable, vegetables, community, communities, community garden, garden, gardens, gardening, home grown, home-grown, sanctimonious, middle class, middle-class, posh, poshness, organic, organic produce, produce, home-grown produce, home grown produce, csa, community supported, community supported agriculture, modern, modern world, modern life, rude, rudeness, rudely, date, dating, dates, pretentious, pretentiously
'Wow, and I thought my mum and dad piled on the middle-class pressure.'
Plight of Decent-White-Male-Middle Class Scapgoats.
"You could add 'Men who say "Ciao!" who are not even Italian or of Italian descent' to that list."
Tags:list, lists, blacklist, blacklists, undateable, men, man, date, dating, ciao, annoying habit, annoying habits, cultural appropriation, faux pas, social faux pas, middle-class faux pas, annoying, irritating, trying, tiresom, vexing, my list, my lists, badbook, bad book, bad books, badbooks, middle-class, middle-classes, class
"I'm not his mom anymore—now I'm his life coach."
Tags:yuppies, yuppy, life coach, coach, coaches, coaching, coached, life-coach, parent, parents, parenting, parental, mother, mothering, motherhood, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, baby, babies, infant, infants, kid, kids, child, childhood, new age, new wave, overbearing, over-bearing, smother, smothered, smothering, modern, modern life, modernity, modern world, middle class, middle-class, family, philosophy
"This whole forest is getting unbearably gentrified."
Tags:hansel and gretel, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, german fairy stories, brothers grimm, the brother grimm, trail of breadcrumbs, breadcrumbs trail, gentrification, gentrify, gentrifying, modern life, modernisation, moderising, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, crouton, croutons, middle class, middle classes, middle-class, middle-classes, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, crow, crows
"Whose idea was this damn middle class?"
Welcome to the middle class Jer$ey $hore!'
"I forget—are these your friends where we pretend we make more money than we actually do, or less?"