What is the most bourgeois object in YOUR house? British reveal their purchases of status symbols – from a special funnel to get rock salt in the mill to a Le Creuset cat bowl
- UK Reddit users revealed the most bourgeois posts they own
- User, from Plymouth, bought Tiffany cat bowl for Â£ 100 while intoxicated
- Another UK user admitted to using his Peleton bike as a clothes horse
The owners revealed the most bourgeois items they own in a hilarious thread – from spending hundreds on pet products to some very lavish kitchen equipment.
The Reddit The thread was started by a UK netizen who asked netizens across the country to reveal the “middle class article” in their homes, admitting that she had a special “ridiculous” funnel for bringing in rock salt in the grinder.
The hilarious responses included a set of kids’ golf clubs, a Peleton exercise bike worth around Â£ 1,500 that is used as a clothes horse, and several varieties of obscure kitchen equipment.
One London-based user admitted to having a Le Creuset bowl for his cat, worth around Â£ 25, while another user, from Sussex, owns a refrigerator just for his skin care products.
British owners revealed the most bourgeois items they own in a hilarious thread – including a cat bowl from French luxury kitchen utensil brand Le Creuset
Among the list is a giant Alessi cheese grater worth around Â£ 80 and a Peloton bike worth over Â£ 1,500 which the user said uses as a ‘clothes horse’.
From a tofu press to a skincare refrigerator, Brits reveal their most bourgeois items
Saddles that horses have grown too large
13 kinds of flour and six kinds of rice
Digital cat flap
Tea bag tongs
Electric salt and pepper mills
Electric plate heater
Contactless kitchen trash can
Mini grand piano
Boiling water tap
Filtered Cat Water Fountain
Skin care refrigerator
Wine glasses for specific grapes
Tiffany cat bowl
Candle wick scissors
Le Creuset cat bowl
Children’s golf clubs
Electric polenta pan
Velvet Hotel Chocolat
Robotic vacuum cleaner
Champagne swords were also on the list, with one UK user claiming they were “super fun” but cautioned that they had to be used outdoors because “the top of the bottle would fly off with some force. “.
A Plymouth-based user also admitted to having a lavish cat accessory, writing, âOur cat has a Tiffany cat bowl. Tiffany colors with “cat” on the front in black. I bought it for Â£ 100 at Heathrow drunk! “
Another user, from Lancashire, said: “It’s a mix between the whippet or a few saddles that have been brought home because they don’t fit any of my current horses.”
A Southampton-based user admitted: âCelery salt. Not open.
One user said he owns a champagne sword. Pictured is an example of a champagne sword from the California Champagne Saber Company valued at Â£ 221.00
Other users said they bought falconry gloves (left, a Purdey glove worth Â£ 195) and a Sous Vide machine (right, a Â£ 200 Anova Precision Cooker from Selfridges)
âI was worried the quail eggs I ordered from Ocado would contain any, so I ordered a separate jar. Luckily they included a small sachet so I didn’t have to open the full jar.
A York user admitted to having various niche kitchen utensils, but said the middle class was his electric polenta cooker that he imported from Italy.
âIt’s a big copper pot with a motorized stirrer so you can make polenta without having to sit there stirring it,â the user said.
Another bought a Sous Vide machine, a machine that maintains water at a temperature for cooking meat sous vide in a temperature-controlled water bath, especially for sirloin steak.
Meanwhile, one user admitted to owning a falconry glove and another generous cat owner said they installed a water fountain for their cat – with filtered water.
The Reddit thread was started by a UK user who asked netizens across the country to reveal their most lavish items, admitting that she had a special “ridiculous” funnel to get rock salt into their salt mill.
The hilarious responses included a set of children’s gold clubs, a Peleton exercise bike worth around Â£ 1,500 used as a clothes horse and several varieties of obscure kitchen equipment
A Briton admitted to having a wine fridge, glasses for different types of grapes and an Â£ 80 Alessi cheese grater “which is hardly used”.
âA very (very) expensive cat flap,â revealed another user. âIt’s a microchip cat flap and it comes with an app so we can see when our cats are coming and going.
âWe can see all kinds of great graphics showing how much time each cat has been outside each day! ”
Another UK based user said: ‘Grapefruit spoons. They are excellent, I highly recommend them for other things too, like local yogurts or olives and all that.