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  • [es-pree de less-ka/-iay] (idiom) A witty remark that occurs to you too late, literally on the way down the stairs. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations defines esprit de l'escalier as, "An untranslatable phrase, the meaning of which is that one only thinks on one's way downstairs of the smart retort one might have made in the drawing room."


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October 05, 2006


It's a very scary time in DC right now. I'm glad you wrote out your feelings. You said a lot of things we all feel.

Claire- I think you are right to steer somewhat clear of politics. It's almost too painful to listen to their justifications.

Stick with pie! It's much sweeter!!

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