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chained_bear commented on the word esprit d'escalier
Other conversations on esprit de l'escalier and l'esprit de l'escalier.
March 3, 2009
reesetee commented on the word esprit d'escalier
March 2, 2009
And I just about posted this comment: "it has a name?!" before I realized, "Hey, I bet this is on reesetee's "it has a name??" list. And lo...Those French... they have a different word for everything.
December 8, 2007
December 7, 2007
misterpolly commented on the word esprit d'escalier
I wish I'd posted this one!
cydonian commented on the word esprit d'escalier
I just thought it was me. :-|(You can be sure I'll come back to this comment in an hour or two, and edit it with a further witticism).
September 24, 2007
jennarenn commented on the word esprit d'escalier
*Always* happens to me.
May 15, 2007
sionnach commented on the word esprit d'escalier
also known as treppenwitz for the same reason. Or, depending on your reaction time, esprit de metro.
March 2, 2007
Roughly, "wit of the staircase" in French. That feeling you have after you just missed a great chance to fling a witty comeback at someone.
March 1, 2007
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