For the Uninitiated: First World Problems


First World Problem: A relatively trivial or minor problem or frustration (implying a contrast with serious problems such as those that may be experienced in the developing world). Oxford Dictionaries


First World problem is a slang term used to refer to issues in First World nations that are complained about only because of the absence of more pressing concerns. Urban Dictionary


Irksome issues stemming from privilege. Quentin Hardy


The lesser known working title to Canadian singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette’s hit song “Ironic”. Anon



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