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Definition(s):

  • (n) a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College

News

  • Boris Johnson's Strange Criticism Of Russia And Its 'Dismal' Birth Rate

    Boris Johnson, the mayor of London and everyone's favorite Etonian, wrote an interesting piece of fiction in the pages of the Daily Telegraph last week in which Russian President Vladimir Putin had a seance with the ghost of Joseph Stalin. Johnson's overall point, that today's Russian Federation is an incredibly pale and weak imitation of the Stalin-era Soviet Union and that we should not ...
    on March 17, 2014     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. 1234 Labour's Stephen Pound says he enjoys Guinness and a game of darts "as much as any old Etonian" - a reference to David Cameron's recent revelations about his pastimes.
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Stephen Pound Source: BBC News

  2. One ally of Mr Brown said: "The British people will be able to judge whether an Old Etonian can seriously talk about a meritocracy when he has benefited from a silver spoon."
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "I always remember being surprised that an Old Etonian should end up in the catering business," says Stein. "When I started, a friend of mine who also went to a smart public school said to me, 'Come on Rick, you know it's a third-rate...
    on May 8, 2008 By: Rick Stein Source: CatererSearch

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