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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A part of a city inhabited by the rich and powerful.
From the fact that only the rich could afford expensive silk hosiery. Earliest documented use: 1893.
"In New York years ago, cops in the silk-stocking district of the Upper East Side knew how to tie a bow tie for a young man without the experience to do it himself."
James & Kay Salter; Life Is Meals; Knopf; 2010.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough. -Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux, dramatist and novelist (1688-1763)