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During his two terms, Johnson—educated at the elite boarding school Eton and Oxford University—developed a reputation as a gaffe-prone and out-of-touch but undeniably charismatic celebrity mayor.

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The alternative could have been Eton where Charles might have made important connections.

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That the Eton- and Oxford-educated Cameron can come to terms with the realities of numbers should come as no surprise.

Huxley, 14 in 1908, had been just settling in at Eton when his mother died.

Harrovians were also judged to be a bit thick, as the school was not as academically demanding as Eton.

It was filmed at Eton in the early nineties, when I was a student there.

And watching these two programs side by side makes one feel infinitely happier to have been expelled from Eton than from Harrow.

Egypt was once a land of mystery; now, every lad, on leaving Eton, yachts it to the pyramids.

Educated at Eton and at Edinburgh University, he occupied at various times several minor government posts.

Lady Barnes had entirely refused to go, and Mr. and Mrs. French had departed that morning for Eton.

Not long afterwards his friends recommended him for the Provostship of Eton College.

I received my education at Eton and at Cambridge University.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Eton, such as: choker, dicky, fichu, fraise, frill, and jabot.

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