May 22, 2012

Words that don't exist in English

But you wish you did.

Age-otori (Japanese): To look worse after a haircut

Backpfeifengesicht (German): A face badly in need of a fist

L’esprit de l’escalier (French): usually translated as “staircase wit,” is the act of thinking of a clever comeback when it is too late to deliver it

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