Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

I looked up Bobo on the Web

and was informed that it was a term
for Bourgeois Bohemians
(rather as Yuppie was a term
for Young Upwardly-mobile Professional People).

But on reading another one of John le Carré's excellent books,
I learn that it is short for
Bollinger Bolsheviks - a more-catchy version of
Champagne Socialists.

1 comment:

Jindra K. Hrdlička said...

There is also Bohunk - An immigrant from Central or Eastern Europe, especially one who is regarded as vain, aggressively masculine, and socially unsophisticated. Yes, that is so fitting......