If you met him in a bar, he might be all likkered up and decide he wants to kick your pasty, yuppie ass just for the hell of it.
And here Paul does appear to speak for his generation: He has given us the finest example yet of yuppie selfishness in senescence.
I do realize this response makes me seem two-thirds boring and one-third yuppie, proportions that are, alas, accurate.
The specter of the yuppie is simply raised from time to time to remind the viewer of the "real" Bostonians' essential qualities.
Because in 1980, yuppie culture was just beginning to blossom.
1982, acronym from "young urban professional," ousting competition from yumpie (1984), from "young upward-mobile professional," and yap (1984), from "young aspiring professional." The word was felt as an insult by 1985.
An exclamation of pleasure, esp of sensual delight (1878+)
Something sweet or pleasant, esp to eat (1889+)
[perhaps fr a locution used with children, hence contextually as well as phonetically related to tummy or tum-tum]