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6 March 2018

B on Friday

The Bs ‘represent the middle class. At its lower level you will find the white-collar clerk, at the top the sort of business men who live in expensive houses in outer suburbs.’ They look after the As and are pleased to do so: they are respectable, and perfectly content with their lot, for they know their place. You can aspire to be a B but have to be born an A, ‘though that’s not enough by itself; you have got to have an attitude of easy superiority as well.’

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