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Shirayuki 23-01-2020 06:31 PM

hey Eska! ^^ how are you?

Eska 23-01-2020 06:34 PM

Hi np and Shira! I feel a bit off and low this evening. Generally things are good though.

nonperson 23-01-2020 06:35 PM

That's a shame about the lowness. Hopefully it won't last long. =/

Have you settled in ok at your new job now?

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 06:41 PM

how are you np?

hopefully the lowness goes away soon Eska

nonperson 23-01-2020 06:42 PM

I'm hungry so am cooking pasta.

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 06:42 PM

with what?

other than pesto ^^

Eska 23-01-2020 06:46 PM


I think so? I now have an allocated desk which is good. And the people I work with are fairly lovely and it's super interesting and I'm starting to get a feel for what needs doing (challenging because it's a role that didn't exist before, we're pretty much setting up stuff from scratch).

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 06:47 PM

oh cool! what do you do Eska?

Eska 23-01-2020 06:51 PM

Ninja posts both of you (apparently I'm very slow this evening)

Eska 23-01-2020 06:52 PM

I'm an administrator in a hospital.

nonperson 23-01-2020 06:54 PM

Sounds like it's going well, Eska. =)

Shira - no pesto this time... just lots of cheese!

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 06:56 PM

i love cheese!

what about you guys?

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:09 PM

Cheese is almost as essential as air.

chinahorse 23-01-2020 07:11 PM

Cheese is amazing

Cacoethes 23-01-2020 07:12 PM

Cheese is life

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:17 PM

I want a brie and bacon sandwich now...

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:21 PM

er- whats brie?

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:21 PM

nvm, i'm stupid i know what that is my mind was just i don't know

chinahorse 23-01-2020 07:22 PM

Haha happens to us all shira

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:22 PM

^^" really?...

Eska 23-01-2020 07:23 PM


Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:24 PM

thanks Eska... how are you China?

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:27 PM

Tamo! ^^ how're you?

tamobhuuta 23-01-2020 07:28 PM

We had home made pizza. I had pesto, basil, goats cheese and olives. All kinds of yum.

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:29 PM

All kinds of yum until you said olives! =P

Cacoethes 23-01-2020 07:32 PM

I looovve olives!
Sounds delicious tamo

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:33 PM

i don't mind olives but i've never had goat chese! ^^

one_step_closer 23-01-2020 07:34 PM

It's a no to olives from me.

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:35 PM

osc! how are you?

chinahorse 23-01-2020 07:38 PM

olives are grim

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:39 PM

*high fives all the olive haters*

I've not had goats cheese either but I think I'd probably eat it!

chinahorse 23-01-2020 07:40 PM

Goats cheese isnt much better than olives

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:40 PM


one_step_closer 23-01-2020 07:41 PM

The Lidl bakery does a nice goats cheese and pesto focaccia.

Cacoethes 23-01-2020 07:42 PM

I'm sad at all the olive hate :(

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:43 PM

whats *struggles with saying but then gives up* focaccia?

Eska 23-01-2020 07:45 PM

It's a kind of soft Italian bread, often with toppings. It's tasty.

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:45 PM

oh, how would you pronounce it though?

one_step_closer 23-01-2020 07:46 PM


Eska 23-01-2020 07:48 PM

Something between that and fok-catch-ee-a, I think, is roughly what I say.

one_step_closer 23-01-2020 07:49 PM

Someone told me the i/e bit isn't pronounced.

However you say it it's tasty!

Shirayuki 23-01-2020 07:50 PM

thanks XD that works ^^

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:52 PM

Beckie, it just means more olives for you!

I'm not sure how I pronounce focaccia now... It's not a word I say out loud often, if ever. o.O

Eska 23-01-2020 07:52 PM

I just looked it up and in IPA it's foˈkattʃa, so yes, the "ee" sound is not pronounced!

nonperson 23-01-2020 07:54 PM

I googled too and looked at Forvo and the Cambridge dictionary and they both agree the ee isn't pronounced.

How educational. =P

one_step_closer 23-01-2020 07:58 PM

That looks like a maths equation not a word Eska!

tamobhuuta 23-01-2020 08:00 PM

You're all wrong about olives. Haters.

Eska 23-01-2020 08:02 PM

It's what you get when people realise that English's idea of phonetic spelling is totally illogical impossible nonsense and decide there needs to be a better system of symbols :P

nonperson 23-01-2020 08:04 PM

I'm quite happy to be wrong about olives. =P

You should all be glad that you don't have botanical latin plant names to try to pronounce on a daily basis!!

Eska 23-01-2020 08:09 PM

I see you botanical latin plant names and raise you haematological malignancy terminology!

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