Ah yes, Wikipedia calls this phenomenon "jamais vu" and states examples of tests with words.
Originally Posted by Angela
That sounds like a great way to approach people, though -- always meet them as if for the first time, no preconceptions, no second-guessing, a fresh new start. In fact, it IS a new person each time you meet.
are lucky! Learn a new language every day.
Don't see any use in it. Just an odd feeling that lasts a few moments.