from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A class of people regarded as stupid and gullible.
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- n. A social class made up of ignorant and uncultured people.
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- n. class consisting of all those who are considered boobs
And dont forget the fall elections nothing buoys public approval ratings, distracts the booboisie from a moribund economy, and puts steam in my slacks like a little carpet-bombing.
Only the terminally disinterested, which is to say a vast swath of the "booboisie", march lock step to the mainstream medias pied pipers.
(Wood had read H.L. Mencken's debunking of the American "booboisie" and, for a time, agreed with it.)
The "booboisie," as Mencken often called them, have always been with us.
Notes On Democracy, and its caustic account of allowing America's "booboisie" total reign:
His biting commentary on politics, religion and the "booboisie" made him one of the nation's greatest social critics.
He is typical of the non-thinking booboisie that is the white-wing these days.
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It definitely does not work if local school boards consist of booboisie imbeciles intellectually unfit to make decisions about how to teach and what to teach.
Mencken's other hates were respectability, poetry that "only Christian Scientists can understand" and Washington DC and its "umbilicari, the booboisie", on whose lips the word honor, "save for the structural integrity of women, has only comic significance".
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