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Here is one story retold, albeit with a pithier ending:
From Adumb Travolta:
Dumb Fat Girl
What happened: I was sitting in art class, and I overheard this chubby girl, reply to a girl who said she was starving. The chubby girl said, "Well at least your not on a STRICT fruit diet like I am."
What I said: Nothing, I just chuckled.
What I SHOULD have said: Well then get off the f***ing diet of your going to complain about being hungry, dumbass.
The French call it l'esprit d'escalier, "the wit of the staircase," those biting ripostes that are thought of just seconds too late, on the way out of the room-or even, to tell the truth, days later. It's happened to you: you've suddenly thought of just what would put your foe in his or her place, but past the time when the arrow could sting its victim. You've stewed in your own juice ever since, and the chance for singeing repartee is gone forever.
Or is it?
Dorothy Parker or Oscar Wilde may have had the rapier wit to tweak their tormentors on the spot, but for the rest of us, we offer the Internet's only L'esprit d'escalier web site!