slang at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Mon May 20 12:54:13 UTC 2002
Sloane Ranger, or more often 'Sloane' tout court remains as popular as ever
in the UK. There was a moment (1980s) when it took a back seat to 'yuppie'
but if for nothing else the British upper class is known for its infinite
resilence, arrivistes notwithstanding, and its Carolines and Henrys (the
ur-Sloane names) were unbowed by a load of ghastly counter-jumping oiks.
(Even if daddy's City firm did have to take some of them on to keep itself
afloat.) Some of them, older now, have transmogrified into 'ladies who
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