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Re: Greenwich Manners

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on January 17, 2011 at 17:33

In Reply to: Greenwich Manners posted by Anita on January 15, 2011 at 09:16:

: Does anybody know what "Greenwich Manners" means and what the origin is?

That's not a phrase I've ever heard, but as an American from the Northeast I instinctively associated it with Greenwich, Connecticut, a sterotypical "rich town" just outside New York City. According to Wikipedia they have about 50% more registered Republicans than Democrats. Money plus Republicans equals "old money" in the Northeast, and "old money" equals concern with manners that "new money" and "old poverty" don't stereotypically have.