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Dodgy Dave's oration coincided with a histrionic defence of private education by Richard Harman, chairman of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (no, I'd never heard of him or his hifalutin outfit either).
While all that may sound hifalutin, in the same way, building her own house has given Anson a similar and much deeper appreciation of the intricacies involved in creating a place to live.
In these times of recession, street food feels very affordable and it makes sense of all those hifalutin concepts that food magazines are bandying around these days - it's 'local' and 'seasonal' just because traders tend to grab whatever is cheapest at the market.
Save hifalutin vocabulary for other lawyers, if you must, and speak to the jurors in plain English, she recommends.