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Merry Xmas TJP

Postby hyperconjugated » Thu 12.24.2009 5:19 pm

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Also happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa...

It's that one time of the year when rat race halts for awhile ;)
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby Harisenbon » Thu 12.24.2009 8:22 pm

Except in Japan! One more week of blinding business before the new year!!!!

Merry Christmas everyone!
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby becki_kanou » Fri 12.25.2009 1:41 am

Merry Christmas to everybody here at TJP! We're going out to pick up our Christmas cake soon!

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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby clay » Fri 12.25.2009 9:03 am

Cute!
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby AJBryant » Fri 12.25.2009 10:09 pm

Merry Christmas!

You know, I kind of miss KFC and vanilla-iced pound cake on Christmas...
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby Infidel » Sat 12.26.2009 12:07 am

That's what Christmas Cake is? Pound cake with vanilla icing?
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby becki_kanou » Sat 12.26.2009 5:17 am

Infidel wrote:That's what Christmas Cake is? Pound cake with vanilla icing?

Depends where you get it. Our Christmas cake was chocolate and raspberry mousse.

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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby Harisenbon » Sat 12.26.2009 8:58 am

In our area schtolen is really popular for xmas =)
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby becki_kanou » Sat 12.26.2009 9:01 am

What's schtolen? Wikipedia thinks it's a beer... but that doesn't seem right somehow.

Although I guess after the holiday stress a good beer might be just what the doctor ordered.

Also... Ish that beer yoursh, or is it schtolen?
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby Harisenbon » Sat 12.26.2009 9:46 pm

becki_kanou wrote:What's schtolen?
Also... Ish that beer yoursh, or is it schtolen?


Hardy hardy har, Alice. HARdy Har har. ;)

Schtolen is a kind of dry, spicy and fruity christmas cake.
They are absolutely amazing if you can get the actual german ones imported (Kaldi imports them from about November) but the Japanese-made ones feel a little lacking to me.

EDIT: Ok, I mis-spelled it, which is why it wasn't showing up on any searches.
Stollen is apparently correct, although my friends all pronounce it shtolen...
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Re: Merry Xmas TJP

Postby furrykef » Sun 12.27.2009 8:27 am

That's 'cause, in German, "st" is pronounced "sht" at the beginning of a word. (The same applies to "sp".)
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