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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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November 25, 2008


Gobble, Gobble, Claire! Happy Thanksgiving. Hope you have a great holiday.

That's a lovely picture--I love the clarity and the light!

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