In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(e)snob masculineshe's a music/wine snob — se las da de entendida en música/vinos
- There have always been classical and opera snobs who look down on the inferior world of pop and rock.
- I'm going to write about comic book snobs later.
- They plug into portable devices and laptops, and will impress even insufferable music snobs.
- What is it with music snobs only being able to appreciate good throwaway pop ten years later?
- These kiddies are young and you won't be finding too much to appeal to the music snobs, but that there's some potential.
- But food snobs have some more tricks up their sleeves.
- Unfortunately you've had it: you are in the company of a travel snob.
- Now the travel snob is not a new phenomenon, he has been around for years.
- A common complaint issued by food snobs is that supermarket fruit and veggies is all standardised - the stores won't stock lopsided peppers or mean-looking garlic, and it is all a bit chilled and insipid.
- Broadsheet snobs can dismiss me all they like, but I'm selling papers and they're not.
- The range of drinks available, and the local approach to them, makes Italy the most sophisticated drinking culture in Europe, and there are hardly any wine snobs.
- There is obvious pleasure in exposing wine snobs, even more than Literature snobs.
- Like geeky music snobs sneering as their favourite indie band climbs the charts, they view success as a sign of impurity, popularity as poison.
- How many food snobs would still be raving about white truffles if they were ubiquitous?
- In short, I really became quite the superior rock snob.
- But I'd argue that among rock snobs of all ages, quiet is the new loud.
- When the people who get ‘celebrated’ are chefs, models, celebrity real estate agents and wine snobs, we're in trouble.
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