Friday (fictional Character)
Friday is one of the main characters of Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe. Robinson Crusoe names the man, with whom he cannot at first communicate, Friday because they first meet on that day. The character is the source of the expression "Man Friday", used to describe a male personal assistant or servant, especially one who is particularly competent or loyal.
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... The term Man Fridayhas become an idiom,still in mainstream usage,to describe an especially faithful servant or one'sbest servant or right-hand man ... The female equivalent is Girl Friday ... The title of the movie His Girl Fridayalludes to it and may have popularised it ...
Famous quotes containing the word friday:
“His [O.J. Simpsons] supporters lined the freeway to cheer him on Friday and commentators talked about his tragedy. Did those people see the photographs of the crime scene and the great blackening pools of blood seeping into the sidewalk? Did battered women watch all this on television and realize more vividly than ever before that their lives were cheap and their pain inconsequential?”
—Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)