(1) The irony is that, although he was the first meritocratic Tory leader and followed the aristocratic Douglas-Home, he was as remote from most of the electorate as any Etonian toff.(2) Of course neither Etonian playing fields nor Belgian battlefields had that much to do with it.(3) She binned the navel ring and married an old Etonian , in a big white dress in a white marquee.(4) He did not, however, accept contemporary standards for English; he often derided the variety of British English common among his fellow Etonians , along with the variety employed on the BBC, seeing them as dangerous establishment tools.(5) One old Etonian , who steered clear of the game himself, described it as extremely slow and a little baffling.(6) And being an Etonian MP, I was vulnerable to being made fun of.(7) Apparently she dated an Etonian shipping heir for three years but they have since broken up.(8) The old Etonian with a family hideaway on Jura has certainly succeeded in making British politics more interesting since he burst on to the scene.(9) Boris Johnson, the current editor of the Spectator magazine, is an old Etonian , and was head of school no less.(10) The diplomatic service, too, has always been well-stocked with Etonians , and it is in the hands of these future powerbrokers that our future peace may rest.(11) He was an old Etonian socialist representing a mining constituency - as inherently unlikely as the Queen keeping whippets.(12) Nepal itself, the only Hindu kingdom in existence with an old Etonian as monarch, is among the world's poorest countries.(13) When told that a certain member of his Scottish staff had headbutted an MSP, the old Etonian was quick to put the caller in his place.(14) A report by the Indpendent Schools Inspectorate has claimed that A Levels are too easy for Etonians .(15) But most of the journalists there were a bunch of old Etonians who clearly find the whole thing distasteful.(16) While the world of diplomats, old Etonians and the British High Commission was as alien to him as a distant galaxy, shifting his attention from the shanty towns of Rio to the Kibera slums in Nairobi was not so difficult.