A Cool Million: The Dismantling of Lemuel Pitkin is Nathanael West's third novel, published in 1934. It is a brutal farce of Horatio Alger's novels and their eternal optimism. The novel was published in an edition of 3,000 copies to mixed reviews and poor sales; it was not reprinted in West's lifetime. Nathanael West (October 17, 1903 â December 22, 1940) was the pen name of US author, screenwriter and satirist Nathan Wallenstein Weinstein. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Horatio Alger, Jr. ...
cool, composed, collected, unruffled, nonchalant, imperturbable, detached These adjectives indicate absence of excitement or discomposure in a person, especially in times of stress.
One of the main characteristics of slang is the continual renewal of its vocabulary and storehouse of expressions: in order for slang to stay slangy, it has to have a feeling of novelty.
Slang expressions meaning the same thing as cool, like bully, capital, hot, groovy, hep, crazy, nervous, far-out, rad, and tubular have for the most part not had the staying power or continued universal appeal of cool.
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