Upon a reference from a mentor of mine, I looked up author William Gibson's info. At one point, I saw a Q&A, where he was asked to talk about the word "cool."
Curious, I looked up that word (a word I use ALL THE TIME!) and was surprised to find it's been around...quite a while!
- "She has been a guest of yours at this house," I answered. "May I venture to suggest — if nothing was said about me beforehand — that I might see her here?"
- "Cool!" said Mr. Bruff. With that one word of comment on the reply that I had made to him, he took another turn up and down the room.
- "In plain English," he said, "my house is to be turned into a trap to catch Rachel ...