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Class Signifier Family Feud/Fortunes

Where is prejudice and misconception is revealed / smashed, depending
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For example, "We asked 100 [proles / suburbanites / aristos] to name a type of wine."
calum, Jan 28 2013

Family Fortunes http://en.wikipedia...iki/Family_Fortunes
is a British game show based on the American game show [calum, Jan 28 2013]

Family Feud http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Feud
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       a bit short of nouns and verbs and stuff this morning ?
FlyingToaster, Jan 28 2013
  

       noun density: 40% approx;
verb density: 13% approx;
implying stuff density of: 47% approx.
  

       True, though, the idea presupposes familiarity with the Family Feud/Fortunes game show model and an understanding of what may or may not constitute a class signifier. Also, I couldn't think of Amerocentric equivalents for "proles" or "aristos".
calum, Jan 28 2013
  

       //"We asked 100 [proles / suburbanites / aristos] to name a type of wine."//   

       Our survey said ...   

       Tescos own brand - red : 20%
Merlot : 10%
Van der tarble : 5%
  

       The remaining 65% punched the guy with the clipboard saying "Get out of my face you time wasting idiot."
bigsleep, Jan 28 2013
  

       actually "suburbanites" is the odd man out in this corner of Leftpondia, being used more of a locale descriptive. I spend a bit of time moving furniture/clothing between peoples of markedly different means, all within the same 'burb.
FlyingToaster, Jan 28 2013
  

       fearing family feud, flyingtoaster finds family fortunes foretold
pashute, Jan 29 2013
  

       //Amerocentric equivalents for "proles" or "aristos"   

       Millionaires and billionaires, I think
theircompetitor, Jan 29 2013
  

       Blacks, hispanics and whites are the dominant class signifiers with each and all others either desending or ascending into one of these categories by ascribing the particular ways of speech and dress.
rcarty, Jan 29 2013
  

       I think the terms you're looking for are rednecks and 1%ers.
RayfordSteele, Jan 30 2013
  
      
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