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Billboard Hot 100 fare

English translation: pop music

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English term or phrase:Billboard Hot 100
English translation:pop music
Entered by: zmejka
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15:30 Feb 2, 2012
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: Billboard Hot 100 fare
...my classmates, who are busy trading iPods back and forth, listening to one song after another. ***No Billboard Hot 100 fare for us***. We’re better than that. Those tunes are for kids at P.S. Whatever- the- hell. We attend St. Anselm’s, Brooklyn’s most prestigious private school.

I found this on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billboard_Hot_100

but I'm still a bit confused
can somebody please explain what's the connotation here?
does the Billboard Hot 100 stand for some kind of generic popular non-intellectual cheap music? (as opposed to the intellectual music that the kids at St. Anselm's listen to)
also, does "fare" stand for "diet" or something?
zmejka
Local time: 20:48
yes
Explanation:
is the short answer!
This refers to ordinary "pop music" in the US charts - music which the kids in question consider to be beneath them.
"Fare" as in the music they "consume" (in this case "listen to").
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Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 19:48
Grading comment
thank you very much!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
billboard hot 100 fare
yes


Explanation:
is the short answer!
This refers to ordinary "pop music" in the US charts - music which the kids in question consider to be beneath them.
"Fare" as in the music they "consume" (in this case "listen to").

Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 19:48
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
thank you very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gallagy: perhaps for glossary put "Billboard=U.S pop chart music"
2 mins
  -> Thanks! Good idea!

agree  Jenni Lukac: the top 100 hits
5 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Jenna Porter-Jacek
32 mins
  -> Thanks!
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