Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Kinomaks is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Estonia
      • Current Location:
      • Estonia
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    24
    Post Thanks / Like

    Question Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    Hey there!
    I'm having a hard time getting a couple of words from this video.



    At 2:04 Becka says:
    Can I get a triple ??? mocha with, ah, 2 scoops of vanilla? And whipped cream on top. Half, half the powder though on the... on the vanilla. And, ehm, no sugar. But two ???. Not too hot. Don't want to burn my tongue.

    Hope you can help me out. Thanks!

  2. #2
    5jj's Avatar
    5jj is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Retired English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Czech Republic
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    28,168
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    The first word seems to be 'swirl'. I couldn't make out the second word.

  3. #3
    Barb_D's Avatar
    Barb_D is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    17,167
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    Splendas. Artificial sweetener. This girl is vacuous.
    Last edited by 5jj; 26-Jan-2013 at 14:15.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

  4. #4
    Kinomaks is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Estonia
      • Current Location:
      • Estonia
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    24
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    The first word seems to be 'swirl'. I couldn't make out the second word.
    I thought so too, but what is a triple swirl mocha? I mean I understand that it's a coffee drink, but what does this triple swirl mean?
    Splendas. Artificial sweetener.
    Seems right. Thanks!

  5. #5
    Kinomaks is offline Newbie
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Interested in Language
      • Native Language:
      • Russian
      • Home Country:
      • Estonia
      • Current Location:
      • Estonia
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    24
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    What does this triple swirl mean?
    Anybody?

  6. #6
    emsr2d2's Avatar
    emsr2d2 is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    22,879
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    Apparently, this (picture 3 of 9) is a photo of a "Triple Mocha Swirl". I'm not much the wiser. I don't drink coffee which doesn't help! It doesn't seem to be a regular coffee order name or there would have been more hits on Google. Maybe it's just what she calls it, or perhaps just what that particular coffeehouse calls it.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

  7. #7
    emsr2d2's Avatar
    emsr2d2 is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    22,879
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Becka's Origin)

    I found the following description on a Google hit although the link to the site didn't work:

    Triple Mocha Swirl. Take a caffe latte and add chocolate, white chocolate, and dutch cocoa and you have a triple mocha swirl.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

Similar Threads

  1. Can't hear a phrase(Online Gamer: Help Needed)
    By Kinomaks in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 17-Jan-2013, 11:54
  2. [Vocabulary] Hear OF vs hear ABOUT difference
    By Monopium in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 23-May-2011, 11:30
  3. hear of versus hear
    By duiter in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Oct-2010, 03:48
  4. [Grammar] It was weird to hear / hearing the phrase.
    By wotcha in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22-Aug-2010, 18:58
  5. hear the matter of or hear the case of...
    By ian2 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 18-Mar-2009, 14:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •