.... or 'PPD'.
It's everywhere. Burchill on Guy Richie:
"I don't want to pull the class-war angle, but only a public schoolboy could think that violent criminals are anything but cretinous, sexually stunted scum." (via Hak Mao)
For years I've had a guilty secret. I thought that the The Police were better than The Clash* in every way. Pootergeek's explanation exonerates anyone who shares this view.
"It’s also worth noting that within a year of Gordon Sumner (Sting) being born to a milkman in Newcastle-on-Tyne, John Graham Mellor’s (Strummer’s) diplomat father was probably putting the freshly-slapped infant down for the private Surrey boarding school he would go on to attend before beginning his career as a class warrior."
Stop Press: Want more of the same? Tom has linked to Julie on the Kaiser Chiefs - so that you don't have to buy The Times.
(*The Police's 'Ghost in the Machine' was always shite tho' - nothing will change that. And The Clash's 'Give 'em Enough Rope' is very good on the headphones at the gym. But then so is Deep Purple's 'Highway Star')