"before you are eligible for Pop"
George Llewelyn Davies at the age of 18 in his last year at Eton
Public DomainGeorge Llewelyn Davies at the age of 18 in his last year at Eton - Credit: jmbarrie.co.uk

Officially "the Eton Society", Pop is an elite, self-electing club of prefects, whose members wear checked spongebag trousers and fancy waistcoats. George Llewelyn Davies, the eldest son of Arthur and Sylvia, was elected. More recently, Prince William was a member.

Arthur Clutton-Brock writes in the study aid, Eton (1900), "POP is, in fact, an athletic and social club" with an "undiminished prestige." When first founded, it was more focused on intellectual recruitment than sports. At one time, members were anointed "Literati."  The intellectual laurels are now taken by another, less glamorous, set of prefects known as Sixth Form Select.