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You pushy BITCH!

I was at lunch in the break-room and one Young Lady (dare I say, girl) was heating up her lunch. She had one of those Michelina's meals. They are pretty good for cheap frozen dinners. Someone started the conversation about asking her what she was eating. I noticed her open it and put in the microwave so...

YL: "I don't know, I just picked it up."
Me: "It is one of those Michelina's Manicotti dinners, they are pretty good."
Person 1: "What is a Manicotti?"
Me: "It is kind of like the Italian version of a cheese enchilada"
Woman: "Is is not! Manicotti is a tube and a Enchilada is a flat thing that is rolled up. They are nothing alike!"
Me: "If you look at the end results, they are both round, filled with cheese, and in a tomato based sauce."
Woman: "Well, you could kind of look at it that way, but they are completely different!"
YL to Woman: "I know that I have only been here at the office for a short time, but I have learned that there is really no point in arguing with Scott about anything."
YL to Me: "I hope I did not offend you, but I just not a confrontational person, it is not a bad thing about you, it is just that I think debating with someone is like beating against a brick wall, I would just rather so 'OK, you're right' then fight about it...."

I realize that what something does/doesn't resemble is a pretty petty issue. I know that I am very opinionated. I know that I like to debate issues. But am I really a Pushy, Close-mined Bitch that will not listen to reason? I guess I did not realize that I came off this way. The funny part of the situation want that the woman that so emphaticlly denied my comparison, continued to mutter about the complete difference of manicotti and enchilada as she left the break-room.



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Jul. 6th, 2007 08:19 pm (UTC)
OMG. If you can't tell the immensity of the importance between the two, man, there's just NO HOPE for you. *shakes head*

Jul. 6th, 2007 11:52 pm (UTC)
I guess I am just doomed to walk the halls of ignorance. :)
Jul. 6th, 2007 08:27 pm (UTC)
If only Celebrity Deathmatch was still on--I'd definitely tune in for the Manicotti vs. Enchilada bout.
Jul. 6th, 2007 11:55 pm (UTC)
Emiral Legassi vs. Rosarita... I just see lots of red sauce.
Jul. 6th, 2007 08:37 pm (UTC)
Even if you are opinionated, then this was just the pot calling the kettle black. Wow, who cares whether manicotti/enchilada is an exact or vague comparison? It wasn't worth her stressing over. ;-)
Jul. 6th, 2007 11:58 pm (UTC)
But I live for stress and confrontation... :)
Jul. 6th, 2007 08:45 pm (UTC)
Hmmmmmm...A flour based tube filled with meat and cheese covered with a tomato based sauce.....they both some similar to me...the only real dif is one is Italian and the other Mexican.....and really, that woman getting all keyed up over that, I would hate to see what she does with a real issue.
I would never believe that you were opinionated hunny.
Jul. 6th, 2007 08:46 pm (UTC)
You do know the last sentence was sarcasm, right? You know the old saying "Takes One To Know One" LOL
Jul. 6th, 2007 11:59 pm (UTC)
Glad you see it MY way.

Thanks Hunny! hug hug kiss kiss.
Jul. 6th, 2007 08:46 pm (UTC)
Her brain would fry if you started to talk about a Mexican pasta dish like fideo.
Jul. 7th, 2007 12:00 am (UTC)
Oh Don't get me started!!!! :Þ
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Jul. 7th, 2007 12:01 am (UTC)
Oh I am with you on that one! I am a Kinsey6.
Jul. 7th, 2007 01:28 am (UTC)
What's for dinner?

Food-stuffed tubes.
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Jul. 7th, 2007 12:06 am (UTC)
I guess you are just much better at communication than I am...

You want to switch with me at work one day :)
Jul. 6th, 2007 09:07 pm (UTC)
I don't know you well enough to know how closed-minded (or not) you may be. I guess I'd just say . . . well, know that the way you come across to strangers includes some level of inflexibility regarding your opinions.

Jul. 7th, 2007 12:08 am (UTC)
I need to work on that. I guess I can a bit authoritative.
Jul. 7th, 2007 01:46 am (UTC)


*mind wanders*
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Jul. 7th, 2007 12:13 am (UTC)
Thank you. on both accounts.

I have always thought that you were quite hansome! Unless it was the sling that you are drooling over, and then....

I still think you are handsome!
Jul. 6th, 2007 11:07 pm (UTC)
Thank goodness nobody was eating cannelloni.
Jul. 7th, 2007 12:15 am (UTC)
I will never make comparisons to food again. I will only talk about things that she has no knowledge of; religion, politics, environment.
Jul. 7th, 2007 01:27 am (UTC)

Cheese Enchilada

Jul. 7th, 2007 09:56 am (UTC)
I would have so completely said, "Oh, it's like a penis: long, cylindrical and full of creamy white stuff, which squirts out of it if you squeeze it just right..."

But that's just me...

Jul. 7th, 2007 03:04 pm (UTC)
sounds like she has issues
Jul. 7th, 2007 10:00 pm (UTC)
I don't like enchiladas and I do like manicotti. I'd have had to agree, IN NO CERTAIN WAY, with her just out of me thinking "shut the hell up, woman."

The sound of my eyes rolling would have been deafening.
Jul. 9th, 2007 07:48 pm (UTC)
i would have just shook my head and walked away. my microwave beef is when one of the many chineese people that work here puts fish in there
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