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.