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We Want To Hear The Perfect Comeback You Thought Of When It Was Too Late To Use

In your car, two hours after the argument, it just popped into your head.

Have you ever thought of the PERFECT comeback to something someone said to you — only too late after the fact?

do you ever have that moment when you think about a debate you were having earlier and you just suddenly thought of a good comeback far too late

For example, maybe you were at school or work when some jerk insulted you in front of everyone, and at the time you were like:


But then three hours later at home the perfect mic drop response dropped into your head!


I'm almost 100% certain something like this has happened to you because it is is a universal experience — the French even have a phrase for it!

English has no phrase for that moment when you think of a good comeback in an argument but alas it’s too late Trust the French to have one: ‘l’esprit d’escalier’ Literally it means ‘staircase spirit’... the witty reply thought of on the stairs after you’ve left the apartment.

Well, today's your lucky day because we're giving you an opportunity to get those amazing, lost comebacks out into the universe on BuzzFeed!


Tell us your best (too late) comeback and the situation you were in where you wish you'd used it, and it could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!