In the past, at least English (British) actors, however toffee-nosed
or posh speaking, could be understood.
Dressing up as an Edwardian gentleman at university to join the toffee-nosed
Bullingdon Club was freaky.
Not in a smug, toffee-nosed
sort of way, but by reassuring him (and it will probably be a "he") that his car is subtly superb in an understated manner.
The only reason for amending the fox hunting ban is to give pleasure to a bunch of ruddyfaced toffee-nosed
All this programme has done is to show the toffee-nosed
groups what the average hard-working people have to put up with in their everyday lives.
Perhaps retirement would be ideal for a supercilious and overbearing, arrogant, puffed up, swell-headed, inflated, high and mighty, stuck up, toffee-nosed
, nose in the air snob, haughty, disdainful, holier than thou, ungracious, strutting, swaggering, pleased as punch, bumptious, conceited, pompous dolt on a bike.
But politics is an unforgiving business and Ed Miliband punches away at the PM taunting him for behaving like Flashman, the toffee-nosed
monster who made Tom Brown's Schooldays hell.
The first recorded fox hunt where the toffee-nosed
Hooray Henrys weren't the ones doing the chasing.
We need no toffee-nosed
sermons from either multi-millionaire about community values.
The hoodies I spoke to thought I was a toffee-nosed
git and were effing and blinding.
Apparently one theatregoer has seen the show (dubbed adult panto) a record 15 times, but for the uninitiated - war breaks out between the two sides of the River Mersey after snooty Heswall resident Ann Twacky causes all sorts of toffee-nosed
grief for hapless Royal Mail worker Gerard Gardner (Davy Edge playing a character named after the place Nicky Allt grew up) and Andrew Schofield's chancer conservatory cowboy Dickie Lewis.
The only reason you watch Antiques Road Show is to see those unbearably snobby Middle Englanders getting brought down a toffee-nosed
peg or two by being told that priceless heirloom they've brought on to be valued is actually a bit of old tat.