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The In Crowd

Posted by Steve E on December 02, 2005

In Reply to: The In Crowd posted by Smokey Stover on December 02, 2005

: : Does anyone know the origin of "The In Crowd"?
: Don't know about origin exactly, but people who are "in" are usually in some important list, such as the Social Register, the A-list, the list of "beautiful people," the list of "cool people," in short, some celebrity list. They are the people who don't have to wait in line, as at, for instance, a noted restaurant or night club or disco or the opening of some event (the line is precisely what they are NOT in). SS

Also a song first by Bryan Ferry then by the Mamas and Papas:

I´m in with the "in" crowd
I go where the "in" crowd goes
I´m in with the "in" crowd
And I know what the "in" crowd knows (how to have fun!)
Any time of the year, don´t you hear? (how to have fun!)
Dressin´ fine, makin´ time
We breeze up and down the street
We get respect from people we meet
They make way day or night
They know the "in" crowd is out of sight
I´m in with the "in" crowd
I know ev´ry latest dance
When you´re in with "in" crowd
It´s easy to find romance (and we work out!)
At a spot where the beat´s really hot (and we work out!)