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"California has always been too big for its britches."
Tags:california, hollywood, out of touch, behind the times, different generations, generation gap, generation gaps, generational gap, generational gaps, britches, complain, complaining, getting old, ageing, getting older, old fogey, old fogeys, la, l.a., los angeles, film industry, movie industry, san francisco, entertainment industry, pompous, pompousness, pomposity
"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
Tags:writer, writers, writing, author, authors, book, books, novel, novels, literature, publisher, publishers, publishing, editor, editors, publishing company, publishing companies, publishing house, publishing industry, literary agent, literary agents, public, pressure, internal motivation, student, students, college, college, college student, university, universities, essay, essays, paper, papers, dating, date, dates, stress, stressful, education, higher education, academia, academics, pretentious, flattery, pompous
"One of our greatest minds in restaurant criticism."
Tags:great mind, great minds, greatest mind, greatest minds, restaurant criticism, critic, critics, critique, critiques, critiquing, criticise, criticises, criticising, food critic, food critics, grandiose, pompous, arrogant, arrogance, highfalutin, cocktail party, cocktail parties, review, reviews, reviewer, reviewers, reviewing, restaurant review, restaurant reviews
"By 'genius' do they mean the artist or the marketing department?"
Tags:art, arts, artists, artist, pretentious, ostentatious, smug, pompous, proud, abstract art, abstract arts, abstract, modern art, modern arts, modern artists, modern artist, genius, clever, marketing, marketing department, full of one's self, salesman, salesperson, salesmanship, art gallery, art show, art galleries, galleries, art shows, painter, painters, marketing department, confusion, confusing, question, questionable, stylistic, marketing departments
"That's Doctor Tambourine Man."
Airbag vs wind bag
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"And, finally, I can put this charming toy plane on the dress because I am Ungaro."
Tags:fashion, style, fashion designer, fashion designers, designer, designers, eccentric, consumerism, beauty, beauty standards, fashion trends, fashion statement, fashion statements, trend, trend, trendy, clothes, clothing, model, models, fashion model, fashion models, designing, toy, toys, toy plane, toy planes, model plane, model planes, vanity, vain, ego, arrogant, arrogance, pretentious, pompous, self-important, modern fashion, psychology, modern life
"Since, as you say, Geoffrey, you're only passing this way once, it seems a shame to be such a pompous ass."
"Between being totally aloof or being obsessively curious, it's a full day."
Tags:cat, cats, dog, dogs, cats and dogs, cat and dog, aloof, aloofness, careless, carelessness, detached, withdrawn, obsessively, obsessed, obsess, obsesses, obsess, compulsive, curiosity killed the cat, full day, tight schedule, schedules, schedule, scheduled, plan, plans, planned, planning, busy, occupied, involve, involved, pets, pet, pretentious, ostentatious, pompous, proud, pride, cat lover, cat lovers, cat people, cat person, cat owner, cat owners, dog person, dog people, dog owner, dog owners, dog lover, dog lovers, cat and dog owners, cat and dog people, cat and dog lovers
Explaining it on layman's terms
"This is my husband—Horace
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, couple, couples, men, man, woman, women, angry, anger, anger management, introduction, introductions, introduce, introducing, party, parties, pompous, pretentious, know it all, know-it-all, drinking, drinks, drink, gathering, get together
"I guess you could say I play R+B in a Jazz mode bordering on Modern Rock from a World Music perspective but with Heavy Metal overtones deeply rooted in Mississippi Delta Blues..."
Tags:music, genre, genres, musical style, singer, singers, musician, musicians, famous people, famous person, celeb, celebs, celebrity, celebrities, fame, media, reporter, reporters, interview, interviews, interviewing, nonsense, pretentious, highbrow, arrogant, snobbish, pompous, r&b, jazz, rock, heavy metal, world music, blues
"I am, of course, quite fit, or, if you prefer, quite extraordinarily fit, but I wouldn't say I was 'perfectly fit.'"
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, discussion, discussions, fitness, health, body shape, fit, physically fit, physical fitness, in shape, body builder, body builders, body building, bodybuilding, bodybuilder, bodybuilders, self-esteem, self-confidence, arrogant, pompous
"Say something pompous!"
Tags:interview, interviewing, interviews, going to interview, suit, suits, clothes, clothing, men's clothes, men cloths, businessman, business man, businessmen, business men, business person, businessperson, businesspeople, business people, new clothes, new suits, new suit, parenting, parenthood, pompous, pomposity, pretentious, pretentious, prep, preppy, prepare, preparation, privilege, privileged, white male privilege, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, interview preparation, mollycoddle, mollycoddled, overparent, overprotective, stuck up, stuck-up, smug, first impression, first impressions
"Hey, Johnny—am I nuts, or does this have a hint of oak?"
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, bartenders, server, servers, barkeep, barkeeps, barkeeper, barkeepers, patron, patrons, customer, customers, drink, drinks, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcohol, alcoholic, wine, oak, hint, hints, taste, flavour, flavours, flavor, flavors, pretentious, pompous, know-it-all, show-off, show-offs, showing off, wine taster, wine tasters, sommelier, sommeliers, wine steward, wine stewards, wine waiter, wine waiters, wine connoisseur, wine connoisseurs
Chef's Specials - Hissy Fits, Shouting and Swearing, Pompus Indigestion.
"I think it's unquestionably the finest letter you've ever written to the 'Yale Alumni Magazine.'"
Tags:alumni, alumnis, magazine, magazines, university, universities, yale, uni, unis, letter writer, letter writers, letter writing, letter, letters, literary figure, literary figures, literary ambition, literary ambitions, degree, degrees, pompous, pompousness, ambition, ambitions, goal, goals, achievement, achievements
'Complete sentences?? Jeez, how verbose can you get?'
Too good for most jobs
"I don't like all the responsibility that comes with my new pompousness."
'You need to lose about 30 pounds of gravitas.'
"What would you recommend for someone who's wealthy?"
Tags:dining, fine dining, dining out, eating out, waiter, waiters, waiting staff, menu, menu, restaurant menus, wealth, wealthy, privilege, privileged, entitled, entitlement, ignorant, uncultured, uninformed, rich people, rich men, patron, patrons, customer, customers, pompous, pomposity, imperious, self-important, self-importance, excessive wealth, expensive restaurants
"Listen, everybody; as a special treat, David will now read us several of his recent letters to The New York Times, chiding them for criticizing Israel."
"I insisted on the quotation marks."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking dog, talking dogs, dog, dogs, canine, canines, dog owner, dog owners, food bowl, food bowls, dog bowl, dog bowls, bowl, bowls, dish, dishes, personalised, personalized, name, names, pet name, pet names, quotation marks, grammar, punctuation, language, english, self-important, stuck up, vain, pompous
'I'm sorry - Mr. Jenkins, MBA, PhD, MD, Esq. is O.U.T.'