"Don't be silly—mathematically, there will always be a middle class."
"Go find out why a peasant is giggling at midday."
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"Are we all ready for an energy survey by Con Ed?"
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Television In The Park
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"Let's tow the trailer to a new state and make a fresh start."
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"I didn't spend $5.6 million on this place to get involved with the damn sunsets over New Jersey."
Tags:penthouse suite, penthouse suites, new york, new yorker, new yorkers, snob, snobs, snobby, manhattan, jersey, new jersey, lower class, lower classes, regional, rival, rivals, rivalry, rivalries, working class, working classes, upper class, upper classes, hatred, hatreds, regional hatred, regional hatreds, apartment, apartments, balcony, balconies, sunset, sunsets, stubborn, stubbornness
"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
Tags:pilgrim, pilgrims, puritan, puritans, mayflower, hamptons, hampton, naming, names, long island, the hamptons, upper class, lower class, class divide, pretension, pretentious, pretensions, upper crust, class difference, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, disagreement, disagreements, high society
"Bad news, Sam, we're going haute and you have to take off your cap."
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The Celebrated Wits of the Radisson Round Table.
Tags:t-shirt, t-shirts, novelty, novelties, novelty shirt, novelty shirts, low class, lower class, round table, round tables, wit, witty, clever, cleverness, humor, humour, sense of humor, senses of humor, sense of humour, senses of humour, unsophisticated, sophisticated, sophistication, pun, puns, snob, snobs, snobby
First Thoughts Of An Eight-Foot Fence
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For Your Dining Pleasure
Tags:food, foodie, foodies, menu, menus, food pairing, food pairings, pairing, pairings, meal, meals, contradiction, contradictions, incongruity, incongruities, absurdity, absurd, dichotomy, dichotomies, juxtaposition, dissonance, discordance, discord, disharmony, class, class divide, class division, class divisions, class, class difference, upper class, lower class, middle class, filet mignon, frankfurter, hot dog, haute cuisine, lobster tails, chicken wing, caviar, bologna, class distinctions, oligarch, oligarchs
"This is one of those places the truckers stop to eat at."
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"Look! I'm going to be a customer!"
Tags:marriage, married, propose, proposal, engage, engaged, ring, rings, engagement, proposed, proposals, consumer, consumerism, clerk, clerks, assistant, assistants, saving, savings, class, class, lower class, service, service industry, customer, customer divide, love, loving, romance, romantic, romantically, marry, marrying, bride, brides, bridal, dress, dresses, wedding, wedding dress, wedding dresses, modern life, modern, modern world
A couple eat from a bird feeder.
Supermarket with different aisle of food separated by a shopper's income.
Tags:food, food shopping, food store, food stores, grocery, groceries, grocery shopping, grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets, class, classes, social status, money, finances, personal finances, income, incomes, upper income, upper class, middle income, middle class, low income, lower class, poverty, poor, rich, wealth, wealthy, pet, pets, pet food, consumerism, spending, retail, marketing, aisle, aisles, shopper, shoppers
"Richard has always had a gift for languages."
Tags:taxi, taxis, cab, cabs, taxi cab, taxi cabs, taxi driver, taxi driers, cab driver, cab drivers, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, language, languages, multilingual, bilingual, gift of gab, foreign language, foreign languages, social class, social status, social rank, social hierarchy, upper class, lower class, social class
His Teeth Say 'California' And His Teeth Say 'New Jersey'
Tags:teeth, tooth, mouth, oral hygiene, dental hygiene, dental treatment, dental care, treatment, treatments, word done, had work done, good teeth, bad teeth, hollywood mouth, hollywood smile, smile, whitening, whitened, teeth whitening, hollywood, california, new jersey, class, upper class, middle class, lower class, man to man, health, appearance, america, american, region, regions, regional
"Oh, goody. More reality-based crap."
Tags:late night, late night tv, summer, summers, season, tv, television, entertainment, late, tv show, tv shows, celebrity, celebrities, sleep, sleeping, hiatus, break, summer break, network, networks, network tv, network television, reality tv, reality television, rundown, run-down, urban, urban life, couch potato, lower class, class, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotyping, media, couple, couples, modern life, modern world, pop culture, popular, popular culture
Tags:old lady who lived in a shoe, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, rhyming, mother goose, children's story, children's stories, childrens story, childrens stories, prequel, prequels, explanation, explanations, origin story, origin stories, marry down, marrying down, upper class, lower class, working class, slob, slobs, marry, marries, marrying
Pittsburgh Cream Cheese
Tags:pittsburgh, philadelphia, pennsylvania, cream cheese, cream cheeses, cockroach, cockroaches, infest, infests, infestation, infestations, eat, eats, eating, cheese, cheeses, low class, lower class, spoiled, spoilt, gone off, go off, goes off, going off, expiration date, expiration dates, expiry, expiries, roach, roaches