Originally Posted by TheGreek
In my opinion, when I see someone in a suit getting in or out of a non-luxury car, first thing that pops into mind is : cheap insurance salesman/or encyclopedia salesman. When you have an expensive car/truck you can basically wear whatever you want, and it dont look bad. But when you have a cheap American car, wearing an expensive suit, you might as well be wearing a clown suit, because thats how your being viewed. Now, if you dont care what people think, thats great, more power to you. This may sound shallow, but Im entitled to my opinion, as you are to yours.
Time to break out my copy of Thorstein Veblen's The Theory of the Leisure Class
and re-read the passages on conspicuous consumption...
In my opinion, when I read a post on a literate message board that displays bad grammar and hasn't discovered the apostrophe, the first thing that pops into my mind is...oh, forget it.