Saturday, January 05, 2008

another meme

Father went to college
Father finished college
Mother went to college
Mother finished college

Have any relative who is an attorney, physician, or professor.
Were the same or higher class than your high school teachers. I think so, for the most part, though I did have three teachers in HS that my parents or their siblets had had.
Had more than 50 books in your childhood home
Had more than 500 books in your childhood home
Were read children's books by a parent
Had lessons of any kind before you turned 18
Had more than two kinds of lessons before you turned 18
The people in the media who dress and talk like me are portrayed positively
Had a credit card with your name on it before you turned 18. Can I count a gas card?
Your parents (or a trust) paid for the majority of your college costs
Your parents (or a trust) paid for all of your college costs
Went to a private high school
Went to summer camp. once, church camp
Had a private tutor before you turned 18 to teach me how to read in English when I was 6, I could only read Spanish.
Family vacations involved staying at hotels
Your clothing was all bought new before you turned 18.
Your parents bought you a car that was not a hand-me-down from them
There was original art in your house when you were a child
Had a phone in your room before you turned 18
You and your family lived in a single family house at times
Your parent(s) owned their own house or apartment before you left home
You had your own room as a child after age 8
Participated in an SAT/ACT prep course
Had your own TV in your room in High School
Owned a mutual fund or IRA in High School or College
Flew anywhere on a commercial airline before you turned 16
Went on a cruise with your family
Went on more than one cruise with your family - nope Grandfather died on first one
Your parents took you to museums and art galleries as you grew up
You were unaware of how much heating bills were for your family.

From here via Aryspop


The Ancestress Hypothesis said...

I wonder if by "class" they mean socioeconomic, not freshman-senior?

Blair said...

I never even considered that for the definition, I thought it an age reference... which I think would be a better predictor... but if that were the case, I would still say yes and say that three were two or three that had more money than one could imagine (based on their real estate alone).