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  • n. Plural form of snob.


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  • February 10th, 2010 Jessica Hagy Posted in snobs |

    How wonderful things become guilty pleasures.

  • Never go by what you are told, every tongue different even among what they called the snobs and sell outs in France.

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  • If sixties counterculture was — as critic Robert Christgau once called it — "that unprecedented and probably insupportable contradiction in terms, mass bohemia," today's cultural keynote, though a contradiction only to snobs, is something weirder: mass aestheticism, sought not in museums or concert halls but in practical everyday objects, home and commercial décor, hairstyles and costume.

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  • This means they are brand snobs, which is bad enough, but what makes it even worse is that the brands themselves are always ones that any sane, thinking person would try to hide from the world, such as Sloaney pony Hollister, or the sluttishly ubiquitous Emporio Armani (that Emporio Armani sure gets around: there is not a man on this planet who hasn't had a bit of Emporio Armani splayed across his chest).

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  • They struggle to pay tuition at major colleges in hopes that their kids can one day make 6 figures or a decent pay are the product of these blue collar workers kids label snobs or elites.

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  • A disclaimer for those professional and prosumer photographers aka snobs viewing this: the entire slideshow was shot on an iPhone 4G.

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  • When the people who value these things are called snobs, the word is usually being used in a purely sour-grapes way.

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  • Cool jazz was for elitist snobs, which is why I went for it with some precocity.

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  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, lamented that he lacked Gall; but the melancholy Dane was dead years before the present generation of titled snobs appeared upon the scene.

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  • And please observe that the distinction between the two systems of talk is the eternal distinction between the people whom Thackeray calls snobs and the people who are gentlemen and ladies.

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