Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
A descriptive term for office workers, who use a minimum of physical exertion, as opposed to blue-collar laborers. Managerial, clerical, and sales jobs are common white-collar occupations.
Conventional; bourgeois; plastic, square: Some of the sequences are Middle American. Evans calls them white bready/ two normal white bread all-American boys/ He taught them to give up the safe, white-bread types
[1980s+; fr the marketing fact that most Americans prefer soft, factory-baked white bread]