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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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February 06, 2012


Amazing. Currently planning a Scandinavian trip and now convinced we'll have to detour.

I love that umbrella! And the shine on the bricks is pretty cool!

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