By Kirsten Morry

Kirsten is a student in Montreal from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

  1. When you’re a pedant who loves magazines about beautiful plutocrats, you sometimes notice mistakes. Here is a sampling of such errors from Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue and two recent issues of Tatler (The world's best magazine - Ed.)

    Vanity Fair (March)

    1. A discussion of Kim Kardashian’s ability to wear upscale clothes without having been given them for free by clothing companies refers to an item’s having been purchased by Kanye…

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  2. Kirsten Morry last compared Conrad Black and Barbara Amiel to Disney villains. Out of all the national flags that could be described as “two coloured stripes surrounding a white section with a plant in the middle,” Canada’s is my favourite (although Lebanon’s is lovely too). Though that sounds like a tepid endorsement, I assure you that my patriotism is no less than is appropriately moderate for a Canadian. The protagonist of Margaret Atwood’s book

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  3. 1. “Yes, I have had my share of complaints but on the whole I've been a saint!” 2. “When everyone is finished dancing on my grave, they may be disconcerted to find I am not in it.” 3. “I have an extravagance that knows no bounds.” 4. “Jewellery is a defining attribute, rather like your intelligence or the number of residences you have.” 5. “I live for furs. I worship furs! After all, is there…

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