Thursday, October 18, 2012
Something Magic In The Air…
Snape: Ugggh… you again, Mister Sh*t?
Jack: Yeah, I think there’s been some sort of mistake…
Snape: What do you… wait. What is that in your cauldron?
Jack: What’s a “cauldron”?
Snape: Is that… *sniff*… is that coffee?
Jack: “Cauldron” means “coffee cup”? You learn something new every day at Hogwart’s!
Snape: Why did you call me over here, Mister Sh*t?
Jack: I think I’m in the wrong class.
Jack: I signed up for “Portions” not “Potions”.
Jack: Yeah, I seem have a real problem with portions. I thought I was a pretty good guesstimator, but it turns out I was eating nine servings of granola in one sitting.
Snape: That’s appalling!
Jack: Tell me about it. Much more of that and you could change my name to "Neville Widebottom".
Snape: Go on...
Jack: And my “handful of nuts” was actually four servings.
Snape: How is that possible?
Jack: I’ve got big hands, okay? Anyway, research confirms that larger food servings not only provide more calories – duh – but also have two other effects: they encourage people to eat more and to underestimate just how much they’re eating.
Jack: So I signed up for Portions thinking I could learn some tricks, y'know, like using portion control dishware, making my own single-serving packs, dishing out servings separately and especially controlling portions when eating out.
Snape: Well, I don’t think I’ve ever said this before but… 50 points for Gryffindor.
Jack: Ummmm… I’m a Hufflepuff.
Snape: Of course you are. Of course...