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Used to express selfish complacency.
- ‘That sounds like: ‘I'm all right, Jack, shame about you.’’
- ‘I hope he is not saying "I'm all right Jack (because I'm super rich), why aren't you?". Because most South Africans are not all right, many are panicking.’
- ‘Conservative voters may therefore assume it is sensible for them to support a party that will improve their already (generally) privileged economic situation through apparent tax reductions, while dismantling the components of the welfare state that are most needed by others. Such "I'm all right, Jack" thinking is shortsighted.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.