Saturday, December 10, 2016

Perhaps …

… We’re all snobs — however much we deny it. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

From this review, I'm actually not quite sure what is being talked about. But Dave also sends along this:

Who’s he?

1 comment:

  1. I will pass on the book. But

    "Snobbery, it might reasonably be argued, is a key to our national life, as vital to the backstreet family on benefits as to the proprietor of the grandest stately home, an essential element in our view of who we are and what the world might be thought to owe us."

    was said, more cogently and wittily, by Evelyn Waugh in one of his letters to Nancy Mitford.