antimony (antimony) wrote,
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bad stephin merritt...

...no biscuit for you! The "hoi" in "hoi polloi" means "the". You don't say "the hoi polloi", even if it's for a song that never made the cut onto an album. (See NYT article here (requires free registration). (Note for the clueless: Stephin Merrit is the Magnetic Fields, a magnificently nifty pop band.
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