“It’s not a small world, it’s a small bourgeois clique”

Whenever someone says “it’s a small world” or some such, I respond with something I heard from a former boss:

It’s not a small world, it’s a small bourgeois clique.

Maybe it’s just me, but I think that’s a really cool phrase (which I just used twice today, so that reminded me to blog about it). I once tracked down the person who is its apparent originator — Deborah Chinn — and I’d thought I’d pass along both the phrase and the credit.

Originally Found On: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/03/06/its-not-a-small-world-its-a-small-bourgeois-clique/

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