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  • As an aside, one of our best friends who is a sales manager for a company importing a number of French wines, travels extensively and lives in hoity-toity Connecticut, has been the victim of food-borne parasites twice this year after traveling to France and Manhattan for foodie adventures.

    The Subject of Mescal

  • But she just looked at me with the kind of hoity-toity contempt you might expect from Pantene's newest 'global ambassador' responsible, I can only assume, for helping to sort out hair-related problems in the developing world.

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  • Maybe there's a way for cabbies, city officials and people who live in less than hoity-toity neighborhoods to sit down and work this out.

    Can I Get A Cab? It Appears Not

  • Q: I've had friends that came out the prep school experience and were pretty hoity toity, high falutin, yet there's this conflict -- on the one hand they love privilege and sometimes lose touch, then there's other moments when they have stabs of reality and feel the angst of too much cushion.

    Brad Balfour: Exclusive: Actor Billy Magnussen Gives Hell to Preppies in Twelve

  • Nor are films split between hothouse esoterics distributed solely to hoity-toity boutique venues versus "crowd-pleasers" shown in every mall (besides, Hellas doesn't have malls - it has small shopping courtyards).

    Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.: The Andreadis Unibrow Theory of Art

  • I think it pretty ironic that atheists can get hoity toity with the Christian doctrine of the fall and man's condition of Total Depravity, accusing it of instilling in youngsters the attitude that if we're told we're animals we'll act like them.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • "I think it pretty ironic that atheists can get hoity toity with the Christian doctrine of the fall and man's condition of Total Depravity, accusing it of instilling in youngsters the attitude that if we're told we're animals we'll act like them"

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • I think they look like they belong in a circus, but keep my hoity-toity opinion to myself.

    Garden Goddess for Hire

  • Grealey:   "I don't get along with hoity-toity people."

    For Chronic Reduplicators, Things Aren't Hunky-Dory

  • Sadly, the money dictates that their smug mugs must be centre stage throughout, and thus we endure an excruciatingly unfunny non-com-rom in which burly Butler attempts to arrest hoity Aniston, thus allowing the estranged couple to spend many hours (nay, days) handcuffed together, and sorting out their love-hate relationship en route.

    Mark Kermode's DVD round-up: Clash of the Titans; Hierro; The Bounty Hunter

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