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seanahan commented on the word mcfate
Interesting, internet doesn't seem to have much to say on this, but obviously this isn't referring to McDonald's.
June 3, 2008
rolig commented on the word mcfate
In Nabokov's novel Lolita?! Wasn't that written in the 1950s, before the whole McDonald's phenomenon became a metaphor for American phoniness/shallowness?
June 2, 2008
taciturnyetprolix commented on the word mcfate
Word coined in Lolita for the uniquely American brand of fate. Characterized by a certain amount of randomness.
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