A leading Canberra journalist reviewing Robert Manne's hate-filled The Howard Years (2004) noted, "With Manne's collection, we see the strongest hint of what will shape inevitably as the revenge of the chattering classes
It seems strange that the chattering classes
, who are the core public for this stuff, should be willing not only to pay for it but to persuade others, including the government, to shell out a generous portion of the hard-earned cash that Britain's Inland Revenue has expropriated.
Catholics of today, who feel castdown by the contempt shown their faith by the modern media and chattering classes
, will get a boost from reading this book.
The fact that he was at the Daily News was a marvelous reality for us who worked with him, but it was also a statement about his own values, which was that you speak intelligently to people even if they're not the chattering classes
or the audience of the chattering classes
Instead of Bistro 990's champagne-laden excesses, where Toronto's chattering classes
meet the best and worst of America's indie scene, Ottawa offers Chez Ani, a late-night spot where artists and the hoi polloi drink beer and see new films by neophyte animators.
Rarely, though, do the chattering classes
believe that being gay might actually be an advantage.
The Learned Society proclaims its independence, but if it has decided to eschew the royal title and continues to take a pessimistic view of such things as Brexit and the Reform Bill - currently so popular with the chattering classes
- one could be forgiven for wondering, independent from what?
That would be OK by me, but would a Christian hymn be acceptable to the politically correct brigade, the chattering classes
and Jeremy Corbyn?
The chattering classes
like it because they can get cheap tradesmen cleaners etc.
What kind of a freedom of expression is it that has possessed our chattering classes
so dazzlingly that it knows of no bounds or limits and they are giving such a blatant display of it increasingly so recklessly and self-conceitedly?
The story draws from criminal court records, letters and journals from the period, as celebrity occultist Simon Forman, darling of the Jacobean chattering classes
, guides the audience through a web of scandal, political manoeuvring and murder.
That was a scary few days for the olive-chomping chattering classes
of God's Own Country.
Matt Daniel and Kris Wood - the pair behind Newcastle catering firm Jackson's - have created a new business which aims to bring the fine dining experience enjoyed by the chattering classes
of Queensland, Australia, to the North East.
Matt Daniel and Kris Wood - the pair behind Newcastle-based corporate caterer Jackson's - have opened a new business which aims to bring to the North East the fine dining experience enjoyed by the chattering classes
Last week the chattering classes
got very excited about the fact the New Statesman magazine had given its backing to Ed Miliband.