Topic: aristocrat

Daphne Guiness Wants You To Know She’s Had No Money

Daphne Guiness Wants You To Know She's Had No Money

Are you familiar with the phrase “tumbril remark?”

It’s a great phrase. Tumbrils were used to carry French Aristocrats to the guillotine and tumbril remarks refer to things the entitled aristocrats said that made the peasants feel like they were completely justified in killing them. “Let them eat cake” is usually the example cited. Speaking of, how about that Daphne Guinness! Let’s look at her remark in The New Yorker: More »