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What you want to go for is 'Tarquin', 'Posho' or 'double-barrelled fucktard'.
but a lazy one
are you pinballfortress?
but please feel free to explain
That we are a bunch of aspirational tosspots financially and culturally.
I actually had to think about that for a moment there, but i think i understand.
So it implies pretentiousness to stupid people who are happy to confirm their own prejudices?
a sort of broadsheet Sunday supplement smug dilettantism.
why dilettant is used universally as an insult. sure, it has some negative connotations, but i'd think some positives too?
but I meant in the 'jack of all trades' way.
As to imply someone who has 'dinner party conversation' level of interest in many subjects, as opposed to something like an aficionado.
and a direct bearing on a statement that you made. So are you suggesting that your own contribution was meaningless?
Learn to think through what point you are trying to make and then have the consideration to try to express it clearly.
is much better.
it actually means something
and that's a fact
back in the mid/late 90s, a time when there were still lots of 'angry' comedians who would never stop banging on about how working class they were.
I remember a Glaswegian guy lambasting the audience with 'Gi us a laugh, yer nae middle class' (He never explained the Pakistani accent) as the children of Guildford chartered surveyors looked on perplexed.
refers to someone as a 'chav' or 'pikey' without realising that it is quite judgemental and horrible thing to say.
who told me she didn't like going to uni in new cross because it was full of 'pikeys and blacks.'
It's a bit 'provincial prozzer'.
provincial prozzer is my new favourite insult
the offensive type and the nice type.
my family is in the nice type. i do aspire to be in the bourgeouise (cant spell *yawn*) and become a yuppy, buy a three bedroomed house when im 25 and buy organic shetland beef.
can people please stop assuming all middle class people are like that
absolutely as black and white and categorical as that?
each to their own ect.
it's just that going to university in london, i have found that so many young middle class people just complete look down on and judge the working classes in a really ignorant way without giving it a second thought, as if it is socially acceptable to do so.
you chavvy cunt.
but if it was a comment to nothing/everyone, infact a bit of a stupid joke, how could i have replied in the wrong place?
then you reply to the title post, then things aren't confusing.
which admittedly wasn't that funny.
and now you are being anal.
I think it's true that if you've never come up against adversity or struggled for anything it's a damn sight harder to deal with adversity in the future, and you probably don't have the same insight as someone who has come up against adversity or struggled for something.
But to assume the only adversity or struggle in life could be financial hardship is a mistake.
I didn't bother with anything more than "lol", I couldn't bring myself to dignify the post with a response.
Which could be true depending on how you define working-class people. You get rich people who see themselves as working-class and financially insolvent people who see themselves at middle-class.
And it's like when you get the Enemy arrogantly assuming their class gives them some kind of insight into struggling for an existence, despite the fact that they were signed to a major label before they were old enough to work for a living.