eating bonbons & watching soap operas

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sun Sep 8 22:11:27 UTC 2002

Doubtless thought to be another class below by uninformed Northerners.


>In a message dated 9/8/2002 8:16:58 AM, preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU writes:
><< My own guess is that there is a not-so-subtle attempt at class
>differences between "eating bonbons and watching TV" and "eating
>cupcakes and watching Oprah."
>dInIs >>
>And then there is eating Moonpies and listening to rural South shock radio.

Dennis R. Preston
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