Tags:suburban, suburbia, the suburbs, doorman, doormen, door person, door people, middle class, middle class life, butler, butlers, real estate, home, homes, awning, awning, welcome, welcomes, welcoming, entrance, entrances, impression, making an impression, keeping up appearances, show off, showing off, show-off
"A first-class stamp, please. Something casual."
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"My friend with the long-haired dachshunds is Noreen."
"Oh, I'm really sorry. I just placed three million with some broker who called five minutes ago."
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"Our hobby is finding old, run-down Victorian houses and levelling them."
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Stranger in Strange Land's End Catalog
The Tragedy of Prosperity
Tags:consumerism, consumer, consumers, shampoo, shampoos, first world problem, first world problems, modern life, rich people, the tragedy of prosperity, luxury item, luxury items, luxury, middle class, prosperity, middle classes, soap, hair, wealth inequality, generation gap, generation gaps, beauty product, beauty products, cereal, bathrooms
"Bye bye, sweetie. Daddy and I will pick you up when you're eighteen."
Tags:day care, day care center, day care centers, day care centre, day care centres, bad parent, bad parents, bad parenting, parent, parents, parenting, middle class, upper class, rich, riches, wealthy elite, wealthy elites, boarding school, boarding schools, privilege, privileged lifestyle, privileged lifestyles, abandon, abandons, abandonment, child neglect, neglected child, neglected children, gilded cage, gilded cages, orphanage, orphanages
"I'm sorry, but there is no more fast lane. We all live on the median now."
"Don't be silly—mathematically, there will always be a middle class."
"I've found that there are times in a person's spiritual journey when prescription drugs are entirely appropriate."
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"I love the middle class, with their values and everything."
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"Someday, son, all this will be mine."
"O.K., so the meek shall inherit the earth, and the rich will have a hard time getting into Heaven. But what about the middle class?"
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"My approach is nontraditional, but from a uniquely Western perspective."
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"This happy breed of men, this little world, this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this east end of Long Island!"
"I'd like you to meet my pillows."
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"Well, excuse me for providing a sweatshop in a city that demands attractive—and affordable—pashminas!"
Tags:sweatshop, sweatshops, sweatshop owner, sweatshop owners, pashmina, upper class, upper classes, child labor, child labor law, child labor laws, child labour law, child labour laws, cheap, cheap clothes, cheap clothing, business practice, business practices, priority, priorities, prioritize, prioritizes, prioritizing, middle class, middle classes, justify, justifies, justification, justifications, amoral
"This whole forest is getting unbearably gentrified."
Tags:hansel and gretel, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, german fairy stories, brothers grimm, the brother grimm, trail of breadcrumbs, breadcrumbs trail, gentrification, gentrify, gentrifying, modern life, modernisation, moderising, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, crouton, croutons, middle class, middle classes, middle-class, middle-classes, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, crow, crows
The Ancient Tea Ceremony of Astoria
"When a wine rates over ninety, this is not alcoholism."
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Entering Rhode Island - Hours 12 pm to midnight, Tues. thru Sun. Closed Mondays.
"I think we should give day camp a chance, Adrian. Let's not become prisoners of our own dogma."
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"Luckily, our retirement funds are entirely in double lattes."
Tags:money, cash, cash in, cashing in, coffee, coffee addict, addict, addicted, addiction, finance, finances, personal finance, financial crisis, crash, market crash, recession, recessions, modern, modern life, luxury, luxuries, necessity, necessities, retirement, retirement fund, retirement funds, 401k, pension, pensions, pension scheme, latte, lattes, city life, middle class, new middle class, economy, economics, frugal, scrimp, scrimping, saving, savings, coffee, coffee bar, coffee bars, trend, trends, barista, baristas, expensive