Monthly Archives: January 2015


You know how someone can write an article that could be considered the penultimate or seminal statement on the subject? Well, Cecilia Dahl wrote what I consider to be the seminal piece on being upscale in the demimonde. I cannot … Continue reading

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Even though Stephen Colbert is the most recent and famous user of this word, and his unique definition of it (heh), it’s been in the dictionary for over a century. Personally, I’m trying to avoid using the word “authentic” or … Continue reading

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