—Amy Dickinson, “Pre-party makes guests less charitable,” Chicago Tribune, September 13, 2013
—M. Carrie Allan, “DIY amaro, the way to love a bitter end,” The Washington Post, October 15, 2013
Take from me this hypocrite’s cup
And somewhere around the world
Someone would love to have my first-world problems
—Matthew Good, “Omissions of the Omen,“ Last of the Ghetto Astronauts, July 1, 1995 (approx)
Here's the earliest print use I could find:
“Their uniform is quite ugly,” sighs one citizen.
Chimes another: “I do not like their uniform either. But no worry, it will be changed later. This is one of the contract terms.” Ah, First World Problems.
—Charlotte Parsons, “Voyage of discovery as combatants go to water,” South China Morning Post, November 27, 1999