Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

One of the more common stereotypes about the British is that we have a tendency to be snobbish. I would argue that most of us aren’t, but I’m not going to deny there is a certain sector of society that embraces the sensation of looking down on the choices of others.

I’ve never been particularly interested in whether or not Lady Something-or-Other likes my socks, but I did have a revelation this week when society magazine “Tatler” released its latest list of the things that one is and is not allowed to be snooty about.

As I’m positive you’ve made it this far in life without being subjected to t...