My Photo

Definition

  • [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."

StatCounter

Blog powered by Typepad

« Waterlilies | Main | I went to the market and met a pig »

June 09, 2012

Comments

ha ha, I was just coming to write you a note about how I wanted more amazing cat photos! And you beat me to it.

The comments to this entry are closed.