Now is widely used to refer to all women of similar ages and not just girlfriends.
In one of the most lavish and happy weddings of the year, Craig Robins and Jackie Soffer have tied the knot.
The novel’s prose may be calm enough, but the novel’s form will seem exaggerated, because it is monochromatically devoted to funniness, as a fever is devoted to heat.“The Finkler Question” is an English Comic Novel, in this sense. The reader who finds this mordant and surprising may well roar his happy way through “The Finkler Question,” on a Comedy Express of delight.
It is always shouting, “I am funny.” Jacobson has a weakness for breaking into one-line paragraphs, so as to nudge the punch line on us. We live in Crumpsall in the twentieth century, not Kalooki in the Middle Ages.” His wife reminds him that Kalooki is not the name of a shtetl, whereupon her husband says, “Isn’t it? The rest of us will be slogging through a landscape of papier-mâché incredibility. You don’t believe Treslove’s sheets were on fire, because you don’t believe that the girl ever existed, and you don’t believe that the girl ever existed because you are pretty sure she was conjured up merely for the execution of a joke.
Mot is an Irish slang word for 'girlfriend'.
Over the years the word changed so it was simply 'mot', which became used by lower class Dubliners.
Alas, it also describes “The Finkler Question,” which is always shouting at the reader as if distrustful of the available novelistic technology. There is comedy, and then there is something called the Comic Novel, and these are related to each other rather as the year is related to a pocket diary—the latter a meaner, tidier, simpler version of the former.
Comedy is the angle at which most of us see the world, the way that our very light is filtered.
The mall provides many stores where a man or woman might find just the right ring to express their feelings when they propose.
This means that a woman should be taking her drink when she goes to the restroom, outside, or anywhere else.