One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Stupid people regarded as a social class.
- ‘I've tried ‘Booblican’ for awhile, inspired by Mencken's booboisie, but it hasn't caught on.’
- ‘Anyone who has ever spent any time in a political chatroom will recognize both the mentality and the writing style, which are the modus operandi of the booboisie.’
- ‘He painted a series of women with gargantuan breasts, for example, angering feminists and titillating the booboisie.’
- ‘There hanging on the wall is the declaration that you are a sophisticate, incapable of being shocked, and far removed from the booboisie who are offended.’
1920s: from boob, humorous formation on the pattern of bourgeoisie.
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