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  • Mr. X and damn, talk about l'esprit de l'escalier/treppenwitz/staircase wisdom, what I should have said was ...

    The New Ballard « PubliCola

  • [Lest some people who happen to be my wife think this is a dig at her housekeeping skills, let me state for the record that I am one of the primary contributors to the chez treppenwitz clutter problem.] 2.

    treppenwitz

  • That way, no matter how badly I screw up ... or where I may decide to take this site in the future (given my current frustration with the excruciatingly slow and stingy level of what they laughingly call 'customer service', by my host 'typepad', a move is likely to come sooner than later) you will not show up here one day and find treppenwitz has vanished.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • As I understand it, this would allow me to have my domain name (treppenwitz. com) display in the address bar along with the sub pages, instead of the unwieldy 'bogieworks' URL.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • I recieved an email this morning from a friend in LA saying he was unable to view treppenwitz (he is getting a 404 message when he tries to view my blog).

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • The French and Germans have words / phrase for that feeling you get when you come up with the perfect comeback too late to use it (l'espirt d'escalier and treppenwitz).

    Ask MetaFilter

  • So it should come as no surprise that some of the initial wonder we felt when the treppenwitz family was privileged to move to Israel five years ago, has begun to fade.

    treppenwitz

  • It may have slipped under most people's radar, but the OU (Orthodox Union) has been re-posting (with permission, of course) what they consider to be the best of treppenwitz every couple of months on their site.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • treppenwitz blinding flashes of intellect ... just a little too late.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

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