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The Catcher in the Rye
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  • suitcases, for instance. He kept saying they were too new and bourgeois.
  • Even my fountain pen was bourgeois.
  • He borrowed it off me all the time, but it was bourgeois anyway.
  • At first he only used to be kidding when he called my stuff bourgeois, and I didn’t give a damn—it was sort of funny, in fact.
  • Everything I had was bourgeois as hell.

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  • Our lifestyle upsets their bourgeois sensibilities.
  • Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez described golf as a bourgeois sport.

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