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  • That "right on the tip of my tongue" feeling.

    August 19, 2008

  • "But some of the terror lingered. The sound of the birds had caused on only deja vu, that sense of having experienced something before, but presque vu as well.
    Presque vu: a sense of experiencing something which has not happened but will. Not precognition, exactly, but misplaced memory."
    - 'The Dark Half', Stephen King.

    December 31, 2007

  • Presque vu (from French, meaning "almost seen") is the sensation of being on the brink of an epiphany.

    October 8, 2007