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Jamais vu

You all know déjà vu as that sudden strange feeling you’ve experienced this before? A friend once asked, “Why isn’t there a word for the sudden strange feeling you have NOT experienced this before?” It turns out there is!

Often described as the opposite of déjà vu, jamais vu involves a sense of eeriness and the observer’s impression of seeing the situation for the first time, despite rationally knowing that he or she has been in the situation before.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamais_vu

doug

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Comments on: "Jamais vu" (1)

  1. yackle01 said:

    Not me. I remember nothing

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