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Post by eldin raigmore » Tue 12 Jun 2018, 23:54

Today I learned that the feminine given name “Netra” means “leader” or “guide” or “eye” in Smskrta.
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Post by Lao Kou » Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:48

One can always make the actual dessert, pêche Melba, which would be, of course, peshmelbalats.

But it appears that on Géarthtörs, peshmelbs is almost a state of mind. At its essence, it's an ice cream flavor, with tiers of ice cream flavor ((maybe) artificial) peach-vanilla-raspberry, like harlequin, or some sort of mélange of flavored ice cream with chunks of peach and raspberries therein. Purists decry it. Nevertheless, the term is a selling magnet. There is peshmelbs ice cream (an ultra cheap dessert would be scooping this onto cookies or microwaved cake), peshmelbs yoghurt, peshmelbs creamsicles, peshmelbs cream candies, peshmelbs milkshakes. and good Lord, peshmelbs bubble tea.

I learned this today.

There may be some paint color called peshmelbs, I shudder to think.
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Post by Dormouse559 » Fri 15 Jun 2018, 17:54

Lao Kou wrote:
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:48
One can always make the actual dessert, pêche Melba, which would be, of course, peshmelbalats.

But it appears that on Géarthtörs, peshmelbs is almost a state of mind. At its essence, it's an ice cream flavor, with tiers of ice cream flavor ((maybe) artificial) peach-vanilla-raspberry, like harlequin, or some sort of mélange of flavored ice cream with chunks of peach and raspberries therein. Purists decry it. Nevertheless, the term is a selling magnet. There is peshmelbs ice cream (an ultra cheap dessert would be scooping this onto cookies or microwaved cake), peshmelbs yoghurt, peshmelbs creamsicles, peshmelbs cream candies, peshmelbs milkshakes. and good Lord, peshmelbs bubble tea.

I learned this today.

There may be some paint color called peshmelbs, I shudder to think.
That sounds good. Did you learn why peshmelbs has so insinuated itself into the Géarthtörs zeitgeist?

I'm not imaginative enough to think of a single paint color that unites peaches and raspberries, but peshmelbs strikes me as inspiration for a delectable lazure wall treatment.
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Post by Lao Kou » Fri 15 Jun 2018, 21:32

Dormouse559 wrote:
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 17:54
Lao Kou wrote:
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:48

But it appears that on Géarthtörs, peshmelbs is almost a state of mind. At its essence, it's an ice cream flavor, with tiers of ice cream flavor ((maybe) artificial) peach-vanilla-raspberry, like harlequin, or some sort of mélange of flavored ice cream with chunks of peach and raspberries therein. Purists decry it. Nevertheless, the term is a selling magnet. There is peshmelbs ice cream (an ultra cheap dessert would be scooping this onto cookies or microwaved cake), peshmelbs yoghurt, peshmelbs creamsicles, peshmelbs cream candies, peshmelbs milkshakes. and good Lord, peshmelbs bubble tea.

There may be some paint color called peshmelbs, I shudder to think.
That sounds good. Did you learn why peshmelbs has so insinuated itself into the Géarthtörs zeitgeist?
I wouldn't call it Zeitgeist, like 70s avocado kitchenware, cause it's here to stay. Perhaps, like "celadon", the term just caught on. Why is harlequin "harlequin"? Or spumoni? ) (Or Florida in coral and tourquoise?) I should've mentioned, as a cheap dessert tartin' it up to be "elegant", lady fingers would be involved.

But let's face it, a peshmelbs ice cream cone dipped in (intercede New England English: you may call 'em "sprinkles" (please!), but we rightly call them "jimmies", and they're chocolate) jimmies would be a pleasant summer treat.
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Fri 15 Jun 2018, 17:54
I'm not imaginative enough to think of a single paint color that unites peaches and raspberries, but peshmelbs strikes me as inspiration for a delectable lazure wall treatment.
Frankly, I imagined something a paint-color-namer might have called it "orange sorbet" (with a soupçon of yellow but not all the way to "canteloupe" -- toward red, "watermelon"), but the "lazure" (see, I learned something) treatment may be the way to work this.
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Post by eldin raigmore » Wed 27 Jun 2018, 22:51

Today I learned I might be demisapiosexual.
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