[LMB] Spirit Ring, Chapter 3 - magic devices
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Oct 9 19:37:49 BST 2021
On Fri, 8 Oct 2021 16:48:44 -0600, brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>One aspect of showing off is who one wants to show off too.
>It generally is one’s peers. For old money people, their peers are old money people.
A Tory grandee once said disparagingly of a fellow politician: "Damn
fellow buys his own furniture".
Because old-money people inherit furniture, possibly several centuries
old and worth more than many houses.
And on the whole, they're not fixated on everything matching, either.
Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color. - Don Hirschberg
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