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Sauternes’ sweet alternatives

One of the phrases I hate most is: ‘the poor man’s . . .’ - as in ‘the poor man’s Ferrari’, ‘the poor man’s Porsche’, ‘the poor man’s Petrus’.

26th January, 2008

One of the phrases I hate most is: ‘the poor man’s . . .’ - as in ‘the poor man’s Ferrari’, ‘the poor man’s Porsche’, ‘the poor man’s Petrus’.

The problem is that, somewhere back in the mists of time, this was considered a genuine lure to any individual who proposed the comparison. I imagine that, in a world where people felt...

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