The rich & super-rich

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Mon Jul 9 03:50:44 UTC 2007

>I seem to recall a letter-based designation being used to identify
>assorted socio-economic target markets in the UK when I resided
>there in the 1970s. But some time spend researching that via Google
>today proved fruitless.
>Perhaps someone (on this list) who's presently resident there could
>shed some light on this.
>(the other) doug
There was "U" and "non-U" back in the fifties. It was the invention of one
of the Mitfords, probably Nancy.  It was one of those half-satirical, half-
serious sort of things.   It referred to acceptability  (or otherwise) by
the upper classes.

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