James Bond and the monarchy—not to mention “The Eton Boating Song” … How can anyone call that lefty propaganda?
Here's a fun clip showing the young men of Eton playing a strange sport.
He was educated, like Fleming, at Eton, but unlike his creator, he was no snob.
collar (1887), jacket (1881, formerly worn by the younger boys there), etc., from Eton College, public school for boys on the Thames opposite Windsor, founded by Henry VI. The place name is Old English ea "river" (see ea) + tun "farm, settlement."