There is no good word for stomach; just as there is no good word for girlfriend. Stomach is to girlfriend as belly is to lover, and as abdomen is to consort, and as middle is to petite amie.

Nicholson Baker Quotes (Author of The Mezzanine). (2020). Retrieved 7 January 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/15882.Nicholson_Baker

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