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Old 03-25-2013, 12:06 PM   #11
Intouch
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Default Re: Roger Wardell discussion thread ;)

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Originally Posted by cherokeesam View Post
Don't you mean "douche"....?

What does 'touche' mean?



Answer:
Answer

touch
ADDENDUM
Although "touch(ed)" is a literal translation of the French verb, in English, touch [t-'shay] is an interjection, used not only to acknowledge a hit in fencing but also, more commonly in conversation, to acknowledge the success or appropriateness of an argument, an accusation, or a witty point. [spelvin]
For Example: Two men are fencing. One strikes, but the blow is parried. The man who parried the blow finds a loophole in his opponent's defenses. He strikes and taps the other man on the shoulder. The blow is legal and the loser varifies this by saying:
"Touche!"

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