Re: [Cafeteria: Gwen & Dylan]
Chemistry totally isn't my subject. [Which was a joke about cooking, but science jokes (Gwen knew) weren't always super-well received. Still, she let the joke sit as if that totally explained everything. But she listened as he kept talking about salt, and she was positive this was the longest discussion she'd ever had about sodium. She was surprised when he altered her pinch to the appropriate size, but she nodded her head thankfully and committed the pinch to memory. Gwen was always super grateful of any information, even information about salt pinches.] I'm currently between residences, so it's unlikely I'll need pinch information, but thank you for providing it.
[She smiled.] Girls that like bugs are rad. [She utilized her new word with a smile, thinking she'd acquired knowledge of the usage through context. But his explanation of his sister's of his sister's illness left a lot to be desired, and Gwen wasn't aware of social cues that told her not to ask questions. She wracked her brain as he stole her unsalted:] Neuromuscular Respiratory Disease? And scientist Gwen's work is confidential, remember? I have a degree in genetics, but I'm not a geneticist.