Timmy elsewhereFebruary 24, 2014 Tim WorstallRagging on Ritchie10 CommentsAt the ASI. I have a feeling that female social mobility is higher than male. Discuss. previousThe essence of Willy Hutton’s thinkingnextHow about that? Depositor bail in works for bust banks 10 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere” Bernie G. February 24, 2014 at 10:02 am I suspect you are on to something was once prevalent, but that has now been overtaken by assortative mating. bloke in france February 24, 2014 at 10:07 am Try reading Jane Austen, Tim. She’s not the only novelist for whom female social mobility (or at least immobility) is of burning importance. Mike Power February 24, 2014 at 12:02 pm Pretty sure it always has been. Doctors (male) marrying nurses and all that back in the days. David Gillies February 24, 2014 at 2:03 pm It is much easier for a working class girl with nice tits to move up the social ranks than it is for a working class bloke with a good chin. QED. john77 February 24, 2014 at 6:18 pm @ Mike Power But a lot of nurses were middle-class girls with a “calling”… It was the barmaids who married medical students that were upwardly mobile. bloke in france February 24, 2014 at 7:02 pm Except in time of war? Is that why we have wars? JimW February 24, 2014 at 9:26 pm Not sure this is strictly social mobility. The wife takes on the rank of the husband, true. And especially so if she marries above her “class”. But it doesn’t move the family up the tree. bloke in france February 24, 2014 at 9:47 pm Vicky Price, Katie Price, Prince Charles’s wife (granddaughter of a grande horizontal) any number of wanabees in the third column of the daily mail. And what have we blokes got to show? Piers Gaveston? The Duke of Essex? Bloke in Costa Rica February 24, 2014 at 10:07 pm JimW, maybe if Sharon Poleclimber from Hollygrove Street bags Viscount Fraffly-Posh of Trumpington she isn’t miraculously propelled into the aristocracy, but her kids bloody well are. That’s a jackpot genetic win. bloke in france February 24, 2014 at 11:59 pm Eunuchs Harems Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.