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"The wine has subtle hints of expensive pretension, but it's balanced nicely by the screw cap."
Go Back to New York
"I don't feel Marie is the right sort for the Garden Club."
"I have to go. I'm getting a better call."
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"Wunderkinder come and go, but old farts are forever."
"A twist...a twist..."
"Joe, the beautiful people are back from their summer places. Would you mind not coming in anymore?"
"Nutty, yet with a hint of oak."
'Water? Oh, that's good! Hah hah hah! How very droll! No, sorry old man, no water here... This is a CULTURAL oasis!'
I travel Prada whenever I can."
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"Worse than a cold. It's a common cold."
"I live in the Brooklyn arrondissement."
"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
'Ptuwah! This is tap water!'
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"He's a barn owl, we're great horned owls – completely different class."
"Of course, it's a very early Rembrandt."
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Television In The Park
Tags:modern life, modern world, middle america, trash, trashy, trashed, lazy, married, marriage, culture, cultured, cultural, pop culture, in the park, subvert, subverted, television, couch potato, couch potatoes, park, parks, booze, drink, drinking, drinker, drinkers, lower class, low, oddly insulting, pretentious, spin off, spin-off, snob, snobby, snobbery, elitist, elitism, class, class issues, class divide
'We're really the same, me and you. Same manufacturer even.'
"What wine goes best with vodka?"
"You're carrying a lot of pretension in your back."
The Sterlings Disapprove
Tags:sterling, sterling silver, dish, dishes, spoon, spoons, elope, elopes, eloping, run away, ran away, mother goose, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, hey diddle diddle, nonsense, controlling, parent, parents, racism, traditional, class difference, class differences, concern, concerns, concerned, concerned parents, approval, parent, parents, parental, disapprove, disapproves, disapproving, snob, snobs, snobbery, secret marriage, secret marriages
"I don't mean to be a snob, but I know what real leather sounds like."
Welcome to Flower Ridge - Traditional values strictly enforced.
Tags:traditional, traditionalist, traditionalists, traditional values, values, conservative, social conservative, social conservatives, socially conservative, gated community, gated communities, moral, morals, standard, standards, community standards, enforcement, social more, social mores, upper class, upper classes, snob, snobs, snobbery