“Je Ne Sais Quoi”

By Deane Barker

French for “I don’t know what.” It means some quality that you find appealing, but cannot describe in words.

Why I Looked It Up

I think it came up in a YouTube video was watching. I sort of knew what it meant from inflection – when people say it, they get all wistful about it, and they’re usually talking about a female attraction.

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