Tumbrel remarks.

From Wikipedia: A tumbrel, or tumbril was a tipcart – usually used for carrying dung, sand, stones and so forth – which transported condemned prisoners to the guillotine during the French Revolution.

A tumbrel remark is an unguarded comment by an uncontrollably rich person, of such crass insensitivity that it makes the workers and peasants think of lampposts and guillotines.

We’ve all heard these remarks, some of them recently. Some fine examples in this article.

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