As a fellow amateur linguist, or SNOOT
, or whatever I am, I applaud David Foster Wallace's candid and entertaining appraisal of the Language Wars in his essay that masquerades as a review of Bryan A.
Well, OK the BBC was a big deal because it's not every day I find myself trying to toss bons mots on an international radio show that featured a Spanish movie director, a guy from India whose name I can't pronounce and an assortment of English snoots
- I mean intellectuals - arguing about Mel Gibson.
I submit that we SNOOTs
are just about the last remaining kind of truly elitist nerd.
I had assumed, wrongly, that Wine People were the sort of unbearable snoots
who are always using the term "per se" for no discernable reason and who tend to describe wine in terms best applied to right-wing radio hosts ("I found it to be coarse, fleshy and quite bitter,") but in person they appear almost normal.
David Foster Wallace once called such people Snoots
. Their motto is, "We Are the Few, the Proud, the More or Less Constantly Appalled at Everyone Else."
The name changed, too, going from "Baby" to "Baby Snoots
"-- apparently a corruption of Baby Snooks, a popular radio character.
He was known as "Baby Snoots
" at the time, Bradenton Patch reports.
A $50 gift certificate from the adorable Snoots
& Boots Boutique
Fickle foodies and city snoots
might be unaware of the fact, but Spam--which turned 75 years old in 2012--remains one of the most popular and enduring packaged foods in the world.
were also added to manage source brightness.
Americans may be entranced by this endearing family of highborn English snoots
, but the show is going downhill.
for clients both business and private--usually take place during the afternoon Tripa consults on styling and combines the clients' ideas with her suggestions and insights to ensure the best photographs possible.
"Well," she said, "it's fine if you have the money to shop that way, but we don't." Message: only snoots
care as much as you do about food.
Bill Hurter's SMALL FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY (9781608952823, $34.95) tells how to get big results from small flash units and covers all the basics of using grids, snoots
, and bounce-flash techniques.
In the face of fishing pressure, he found that muskies would eat small baits, while turning up their snoots
at big stuff.