"That is what they did to me at my job when I started. Lovely time, really." he said with a slightly sarcastic grin. "But, yes, it does kind of force you to pick up the ropes."
The moment the girl said her name, Eddie felt a little bit like a deer in the headlights. Yes, he knew he was slowly getting back into the swing of the wizarding world, but he didn't expect to start running into everyone from Hogwarts all at once, and especially not all at the same damn grocery store in Muggle London, anyhow. Eddie quickly smiled and bowed his head towards her, as doing his normal full bow would have caused all the cat stuff he was carrying to slip from his grasp.
"Ah, Miss Jones, we went to school together. I believe I was a year above you? Anyway, I am Eddie Carmichael, at your service."