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Yet several people, not at all from the nouveau-riche class, told me that they like things better the new way: At least if you have money, you can buy something without hunting for it and without standing in line.
However, while the clientele went from the well-groomed to a few punters with more bling than a nouveau-riche Russian, the atmosphere was somewhat clinical.
Along with nouveau-riche Chelsea, they are one of two Barclaycard Premiership clubs realistically in a position to spend big money on improving their squad.
In the 1920s, Europe was reeling economically from the drains of World War I, and it soon found an enthusiastic market for its treasures among the nouveau-riche tycoons of America.