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#133901 - 10/11/04 03:19 PM different vus  
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Déjà vu :- "The illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time." AHD

Presque vu :- The psychological experience of having almost seen something. Cf. Catch-22

Jamais vu :- The psychological experience of having seen something never having ever been seen before. (Being on the brink of an epiphany.) Cf. Catch-22




#133902 - 10/15/04 11:02 PM Re: different vus  
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Apres vu The psychological tactic of waiting for the other guy to admit seeing it first.


#133903 - 10/16/04 03:02 PM Re: different vus  
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dormir vu

< telephone rings - 4:11am>

<answer> "He- (ahem)- Hello?!"
<caller> "Did I wake you?"
<answer> "No, I had to get up to answer the phone!


#133904 - 10/16/04 04:02 PM Re: different vus  
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dormir vu

thank you, brother John, brother John...



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#133905 - 10/16/04 09:59 PM Re: different vus  
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pointa vu

Seeing the quarry before the dog does.


#133906 - 10/17/04 05:07 PM Re: different vus  
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Gourmet vu - Having eyes bigger than your taste buds.



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