I do not mean that any beggar in the streets of London could earn £700 a year—which is less than my average takings—but I had exceptional advantages in my power of making up, and also in a facility of repartee, which improved by practice and made me quite a recognised character in the City.
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He smiled then laughed heartily, as if he’d just realized anew the humor in his repartee.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"Don’t be a pain" and "Takes one to know one" are standard repartee among girls, but I go much farther than that.