“I first read Franny and Zooey in my late 40's -- and was astonished at how fresh it seemed ... enchanting, in the best sense of that word -- and it was precisely what Kirsch finds objectionable (what a sad stuffy old fusspot!) -- a marvelous sense of the everyday ... the everyday as marvelous, as a child might discover it.”
“The author labels Fleming's creation a "snob" for his obsession with top-of-the-market brands, "with the result that in the later books Bond has arguably developed from connoisseur to fusspot.”
“Jonathan Coy as a nervous fusspot displays a brow permanently and hilariously furrowed.”
“During the day the fusspot habits of a lifetime prevent real discovery.”
“He is also surrounded by a high-quality cast including Michelle Dockery as an angst-ridden Ophelia, Hugh Ross as a fusspot Polonius and Colin Tierney as a likable Horatio.”
“Sure, even the most ornery fusspot will come across something he likes when perusing the coverage, but for the most part the stuff that emerges seems to fall under one of three categories:”
“Ivan thinks the world of him but he's a terrific fusspot, and he trots to Patsy with every complaint.”
“Interestingly, a couple of teachers who partially reversed this effect were a chemistry teacher who was an evangelical Christian – and a prim fusspot – and a math teacher who quietly subverted the establishment efforts to Christianise the school population.”
“But it would take a pair of economists from the University of Maryland to quantify “the Oprah effect” at the polls, to verify and certify that what she was able to do for that old fusspot Tolstoy was politically transferable.”
“I am also still a fusspot about the irritable men of my company.”
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