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    #11

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Do people there have marshmallows with their coffee?
    It is typical in the UK for people to have marshmallow pieces in hot chocolate, but not coffee.

    NamelessKing—is that a Manchester thing? (I doubt it.)

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    #12

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    I like whipped cream as a topping for my cocoa, but marshmallows are good too.
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    #13

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    I got confused. I should have written "chocolate" instead of "coffee".
    To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

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    #14

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    It is typical in the UK for people to have marshmallow pieces in hot chocolate, but not coffee.

    NamelessKing—is that a Manchester thing? (I doubt it.)
    Is "marshmallow" an uncountable noun?
    To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

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    #15

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by NamelessKing View Post
    Is "marshmallow" an uncountable noun?
    Read post #12.
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    #16

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by NamelessKing View Post
    Is "marshmallow" an uncountable noun?
    In "marshmallow pieces", marshmallow is an attributive noun.
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    #17

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by NamelessKing View Post
    Is "marshmallow" an uncountable noun?
    Like all foodstuffs, it can be, yes.

    It can also be countable, of course, as in Would you like another marshmallow?

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    #18

    Re: Extra charge

    Quote Originally Posted by NamelessKing View Post
    Is "marshmallow" an uncountable noun?
    It must be a British/American difference. I have only heard marshmallows and not marshmallow pieces.
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