I spun out and narrowly avoided sliding into a copse of trees.That's what happens when you give something powerful and shiny to a 16-year-old. Ever since I can remember, I knew that there was an investment account with my name on it with enough money to buy a home, in cash. It's a solid middle class salary, untaxed, and it's contingent on nothing.
Then he tells me it’s illegal to feed alligators in Florida. During our outing he told me that he was a phlebotomist.
I almost crashed twice, once racing someone on the highway.
I didn't realize how quickly I was coming up behind another car — it looked like it was standing still — until my friend riding shotgun started screaming.
The phrase, often used with modern socialites, became popular in the 20th century as more American families became wealthy and had children who inherited money.
The connotations of the term are often quite negative, but many individuals who inherit their money do not fit the general stereotype and work very hard for themselves and others.