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A wealthy person of English origin that also happened to be born that way.

Usually you will find Daddy paid for his education and his Dad paid for his, they also get their jobs because of their Fathers/Uncles pulling strings, yet still have the gall to look down on the millions of unemployed people due to their efforts.

In David Cameron's case all said Dads of Dads who got him where he is were stock brokers or so he told other stock brokers at a particular conference.

They rarely have any problems in their lives save those that are due to inbreeding (which is common) and/or are their own fault.

They have an awful tendency for getting involved in politics, law, finance and big business despite having very little clue about the real world and holding extremely derogatory views about ordinary people. The world is in a far worse state because of this.

The French Revolutionaries and the Bolsheviks knew how best to treat people of their ilk in their respective countries, though somewhat crazy themselves.
Jim bob: Tories are all toffs along with the rest of the political class these days.

Timmy: Aye, bastards caused the recession and now we're the ones paying for it.
by Voseros July 05, 2011

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The actions of the large corporations.

These actions are the primary factor that defines peoples future in a purely capitalistic system. The ordinary people within this system don't elect those who decide what’s done.

Big Business usually keeps many goods cheap for us in the western world by screwing over counties in the third world and/or cutting corners thus hurting peoples health and/or trashing the environment. Big Business also often decides to make goods expensive even though they are usually still doing more of the same. When Nike trainers and Gucci woolen hand bags are priced at $100 nothing tangible is affecting the price only shallowness and greed.

Sometimes, when their public image is suffering too greatly and shares drop as a result, conductors of big business need to do, or pretend to do, things that can be considered ethical to boost their image. On occasion the law can also make them do this, however crack teams of lawyers and hefty bribes handed to politicians, judges and bigwigs in the media usually prevent this, it can be said big business practically owns the areas these dudes work in.

Big business can lead to great advances being released that revolutionize our lives but it can also suppress such great advances if no profits can be made from them.

If you are a person who has ever wondered why things are so shit or a rarer person who wonders why things are so awesome, big business is the answer.
Steve: Wow Coke fucked over that country pretty badly, privatizing their water supply. Poor bastards have to pay more for it than we do.

Andy: Yeah well, that's big business for you.

Santa: They probably invented these advanced phones donkeys ago. But to maximize profits, they have to release them in increments, wasting resources and other peoples money. It's just like those multi-bladed razors, Gillette make, they kept adding more rather than just starting with 5. Ahhh... Big Business...
by Voseros July 05, 2011

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