Whatever the reason, we should all be looking down our noses
at them as their selfish behaviour makes the city a worse place and gives responsible pet owners a bad name.
We look down our noses
at Berlusconi's enviable (to most hen-pecked males on our island) romps.
The hard part for many of us may be reining in our "secret society" fantasy and not looking down our noses
at the straights.
What really galls me is our hypocrisy when looking down our noses
at Third World countries.
Foreigners reckon we are an aloof, class-obsessed people, who look down our noses
at other nationalities and are slow to move with the times.
Even the religious snobs among us who look down our noses
at the very idea of formal canonization could not reasonably find fault with that outcome.
For years we've looked down our noses
at the corruption in Pakistani and Indian politics.
(Someone is buying all of those tabloid newspapers and tuning in to all those radio talk shows.) We revel in the soap-opera drama of power and fame and then look down our noses
and delight in admissions of guilt.