25 epic comebacks

I have something that the French call L'Esprit d'Escalier, or "the wisdom from the stairs": I always have the great comeback way too late. (I love that French phrase by the way).

So when someone has a witty remark and it can't be anything other than spontaneous, I admire them. Even if they are not so spontaneous, I find wit usually disarming.

So a website collated 25 witty comebacks, and I can't encourage you enough to visit them. This is one of the best:

(BTW, this actually happened... and Philips did NOT invade Sparta because of it. Alexander would, some years later).

Some others and the page, after the break.

Here's the link. Go! Go!

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