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smart set

A fashionable social group, as in This restaurant has been discovered by the smart set. This idiom may be obsolescent. [Late 1800s]
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The Smart Set and The American Mercury had the sort of counter-cultural impact on their times that the Harold Hayes Esquire had on the '60s, Rolling Stone on the '70s, and Spy on the '80s.
manufactures the smart set payphone component used by BSPC.
Like much of Birmingham, it's aimed at the smart set with cash to splash.
What's a smart set of teeth like you doing hanging out with the molars round here?
The much-derided cocktail cabinet is back in with the smart set.
Where the plummy Yorkshire smart set were hiding is anybody's guess, but I'm hoping they'll be out in force to keep the riff-raff in their place this week.
Smart set the ball rolling in 16 minutes with a cool finish and Wood made it two with 20 minutes left.
While happy to discuss past administrations' experiences with intellectuals, Troy is keeping mum about his current boss's interaction with the smart set.
Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic'' is a lean, smart set packed with good melodies and tight playing.
Yardley's necessary cutting obscures how much of this sort of thing may have enlivened Mencken's reviews as they appeared in Smart Set, The American Mercury, the Sunpapers and elsewhere.
Based in South Korea, Innodigital is pioneering the field of smart set top boxes offering Android based devices and solutions.
Unit executive officer Gary Smart set up the account after a string of noise complaints from householders who could hear the helicopter overhead.
While these 15 girls, part of a cadre the Punjab Police raised recently to counter terror activities, drug peddling and human trafficking, may not have the license to kill, Q would have been happier lending out his magic gadgets to this smart set.
IN the wonderful classic days of the early 1960s the heat was really on to capture the interest of the smart set.
Teenage striker James Dunn is the latest addition to the casualty list with ankle ligament damage, with Alan Smart set to replace him, but midfielder Alan Moogan is back after suspension.