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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
"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
'You need to lose about 30 pounds of gravitas.'
'I'm sorry - Mr. Jenkins, MBA, PhD, MD, Esq. is O.U.T.'
"I may not have invented the wheel or discovered fire, but I am the first to comment visually on their impact on our lives."
Tags:artist, artists, artistry, caveman, cavemen, neanderthal, neanderthals, cave painting, cave paintings, prehistory, prehistoric, fine artist, fine artists, pretentious, pretentiousness, pretense, snob, snobs, snobby, first, firsts, claim to fame, claims to fame, gimmick, gimmicks, gimmicky, invention, inventor, inventors, commentary, commentaries, pompous, pomposity, pompousness, discover fire, discovers fire, wheel, art gallery, art galleries, curator, curators, museum, museums, art museum, art museums
'You twit, French poodles are supposed to look pompous!'
'If you need any advice or guidance feel free to ask me, I've got a qualification!'
Tags:cook, cooks, kitchen staff, kitchen staffs, chef, chefs, health and safety, health & safety, safety inspector, safety inspectors, health inspector, health inspectors, qualification, qualifications, guidance, pompous, pompousness, arrogant, arrogances, over-bearing, self-important, self-importance
The simultaneous development of dining and pomposity.
"Thanks, baby. Ciao."
Tags:arrogance, arrogant, sunset, sunsets, sunrise, sunrises, skyscraper, skyscrapers, exec, execs, executive, executives, corporate culture, businessmen, businessmen, workday, workdays, work day, work days, work-day, work-days, office view, office views, goodbye, goodbyes, opulence, pompous, pomposity, pompousness, sun-set, sun-sets, narcissist, narcissistic, narcissism, ego, egos, egotist, egotists, egotistical
'Nobody special, but rich enough to build this statue of himself.
'Very good, sir. An excellent, pompous, arrogant and elitist choice.'
'Irwin, you've been retired for two years. Isn't it time you stopped being a pompous ass?'
"Well, boss, you can call it an 'executive order,' but it's just another employee birthday card."
Tags:executive orders, executive order, authority, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, birthday card, birthday cards, pretension, pretensions, feel important, feels important, feeling important, pompousness, pompous, affected, affect, affects, grandiose, secretary, donald trump, trump, president trump, president donald trump, the donald, false authority
'Here comes that pompous jerk Phil Wazner...'
Human Cull: People who don't know the correct answer, but still try to correct you.
Bortex: Debilitating personal field emitted by self-congratulatory people, theorized to consist of large sluggish sub-atomic particles called 'borons'.
'What do you mean you feel proper daft - get over it, woman!'
'Oh dear! Another retrospective invite - we need this like a hole in the head.'
'The speech was fine, until you said self-importance instead of self-regulation.'
'For heaven's sake, Sylvia - Do you think it's EASY being a pompous ass?'
"I had it installed because he loves the sound of his own voice."
"I can't give you a reason for what I do or a logical explanation as to what I do: I'm an artist..."