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The Socio-Economic Implications of Monocles

I’ve never actually seen someone in real life wearing a monocle, and yet I immediately associate it with wealth and a sense of a classiness so classy that most everyday actions could offend the wearer’s delicate sensibilities. Monocles were, in fact, most frequently worn by the wealthy, who could afford custom-fitted monocles that were less likely to fall off one’s face. Today they are probably most frequently worn by some douchebag in a vest riding a penny-farthing bike through Brooklyn.

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