Gone Are The Days
There are so many words in the English language that it’s no surprise at all that once prestigious everyday words like Dapper and Smart and Suave have got lost amongst the common ones. These once fantastic words have been replaced by common-as-muck ones such as Innit, sweet and Bruva. How our Dapper, bow-tie wearing ancestors would turn in their grave if they could see the modern world now and what a state it is in! (Indeed, I do hope they are not turning in their graves, because if they are then they may well be spinning around so much that they feel eternally sick. And being dead is bad enough alone without that, isn’t it?)
Of course, Dapper is out now and it may well never make a return. How sad! Instead of bow-ties and smart shoes it’s all about denim, ripped clothes and looking as low-class as possible. Seriously, it is, and why not bop your head to awful modern non-dapper music while you are at it! It’s got bad, people. It’s got to the point that if you say to someone “dear Gentleman, may I ask you how to find the theatre?” the gentleman (who is in fact not a gentleman in any way, and is probably wearing a horrible plastic looking jacket), will look at you as if to say “what planet did you come from? Sling your hook and take your silly dapper clothing with you, get out of my face, and why not get Face lift surgery while you are at it!”
Indeed, a face can say a lot. Bring back all things Dapper, we need it and we need it now!
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