The Burbs

Joseph Choate once opposed an attorney from Westchester County (a wealthy residential area north of New York City) in a lawsuit in New York. The attorney, in a feeble attempt to belittle Choate, warned the jury not to be taken in by his colleague's "Chesterfieldian urbanity."

Choate, summing up his own arguments, in turn urged the jury not to be taken in by his opponent's "Westchesterfieldian suburbanity."

[At the turn of the Millennium, Bill and Hillary Clinton moved to Westchester County. "On David Letterman's show," 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart later remarked, "Hillary displayed the sly wit that will make her a perfect Westchester housewife."]

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