The main requirements of poshness
are accent, good connections and a rudimentary knowledge of things like opera and ballet.
With architects like Fox & Fowle and Kohn Pederson Fox designing the towers, they proved poshness
didn't demand an avenue address, and went on to attract a following among well-heeled European tenants establishing a primary New York office.
David and Christopher comprise one of the better-spoken of a sequence of couples in varying states of disarray, and it's one of the play's good, sly jokes that even poshness
is deceptive: "I come from Oxford," Christopher remarks dryly to David.
Slow dissolve as the Supper Club, with its hint of poshness
, gradually washes into a quite different setting.
The chrome plastic trim along the front wings is a rather obvious way of adding poshness
but it actually works and the whole thing - especially in our test car's Admiral Blue - looks sophisticated and high quality.
From those unacquainted with privilege to those on nodding terms with poshness
, we know them.
Why he chose to painstakingly attempt to hide his poshness
is yet another mystery.
Once again the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have revealed their latest findings ie "top firms use poshness
test to keep poor out of best jobs..
Alan Milburn, chairman of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, accused firms of imposing a "poshness
test" effectively excluding recruits whose parents do not have "the right sort of bank balances".
I've received letters addressed to Val Jervin, Val Javine (sounds better with a French accent) Vale Javeline (the poshness
is in the pronunciation) and the definitely not for me Valentine Janvis.
The staff seemed to think the relative poshness
of the place (lovely floors, including coconut matting) would be enough to please us.
He added: "They think to show how smart they are by picking holes in the programme to promote their own poshness
and to show that their knowledge is greater than your knowledge."
It's got elements of poshness
but doesn't try to be something it isn't.
Trawling schools, youth clubs and young offenders' institutes, Gareth displays lots of uncool, boyish poshness
in the face of major attitude from the yout' who reckon the word opera just means fat ladies screeching.
All his poshness
went out the window when he was sleeping on our floor.