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What’s trashy if you're poor, but classy if you're rich? Twitter had the answers

23 July 2020 10:50 AM
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Hipster or hillbilly? Journalist of long-running New Zealand Herald column Sideswipe, Ana Saways posed this question on Twitter.

Ana Samways is a New Zealand journalist and columnist and tweeted: What’s considered trashy if you're poor, but classy if you're rich?

As you can imagine Tweeters had lots of answers that were both humorous but also rang piercingly true and made a powerful comment of the way people of different classes are viewed or perceived in society.

Issues from buying clothes with holes in them deliberately, to the difference between going without food because you are poor versus intermittent fasting when you rich.

Check out some of the responses below:

For this and other trending stories listen to Barbara Friedman chatting to Kieno Kammies on Barbs Wire below:


23 July 2020 10:50 AM
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Twitter
culture
CapeTalk Viral
Ana Samways
Class distinctions

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