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AIBU re eating walnuts and butter

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WildebeestH Wed 25-Jan-17 19:35:09

The man next to me on the train is eating walnuts by using them to scoop butter from a whole block which he has just opened. AIBU to find this odd?

NormaSmuff Wed 25-Jan-17 19:36:04

is he eating butter with walnuts?

OohhItsNotHoxton Wed 25-Jan-17 19:36:25

confused YANBU hmm Tis odd.

AllTheWittyNamesAreGone Wed 25-Jan-17 19:36:36

Lean over and lick the whole top of the butter

TheNaze73 Wed 25-Jan-17 19:37:33

That is considered a delicacy in Basildon

Tweedledee3Tweedledum Wed 25-Jan-17 19:37:46

Ugh. Yes, very odd, but then again, I have a friend that enjoys chips with ice cream. confused

KlingybunFistelvase Wed 25-Jan-17 19:39:24

Atkins diet? grin

It's weird and sounds gross. Yanbu.

WeirdButTrue Wed 25-Jan-17 19:40:07

I'm guessing we shouldn't knock it til we've tried it, but I'm also guessing nobody will come along volunteering to give it a go! Weird combo & even weirder place to tuck into a pack of butter. Mind you at least neither foodstuff is stinky, in that respect it's a fairly courteous if odd choice of snack grin

WildebeestH Wed 25-Jan-17 19:41:55

NormaSmuff pretty much, each mouthful is about 50% butter and 50% walnut. He's consumed about a quarter of a block of butter.

NormaSmuff Wed 25-Jan-17 19:42:38

well, each to their own hmm

<<might try it>> grin

EagleIsland Wed 25-Jan-17 19:43:59

Wondering how that compares peanut butter. I eat that with a spoon!

PotatoWaffleCob Wed 25-Jan-17 19:44:18

I'd eat walnuts dunked in butter. Not in public obviously but I'd give it a go. Butter makes all food 500% better.

WildebeestH Wed 25-Jan-17 19:46:09

Ah, could be the Atkins diet I suppose... he also has a small block of blue cheese which he is carefully cutting into cubes. He is very well-prepared: has a sharp knife and small sealable bags.

ShatnersBassoon Wed 25-Jan-17 19:47:21

I had walnuts atop cubes of Cheshire cheese earlier. Butter wouldn't be as nice I don't think, but I'll give it a go and report back.

qwertyqueer Wed 25-Jan-17 19:48:14

That sounds quite delicious really.

PeanutJuice Wed 25-Jan-17 19:48:28

Name one thing that butter doesn't make better

KlingybunFistelvase Wed 25-Jan-17 19:48:45

Sounds like Atkins to me! T'is diet season too... <fancies self as a younger Miss Marple>.

NormaSmuff Wed 25-Jan-17 19:49:15

ASk him OP

"Are you on the Atkins Diet?"

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Wed 25-Jan-17 19:49:46

Butter, walnuts, and blue cheese? Definitely low carbing! Tell him to join the MN low carb threads for tips on tastier snacks 😂

Butter nutter

qwertyqueer Wed 25-Jan-17 19:49:49

PeanutJuice, a girl after my own heart.

KlingybunFistelvase Wed 25-Jan-17 19:50:16

Don't people get ketone breath on Atkins? Can you sniff his breath op? grin

FuckOffDailyMailQuitQuotingMN Wed 25-Jan-17 19:51:30

I'd rather roast the walnuts in melted buttter than eat straight butter. That's hard core.

illegitimateMortificadospawn Wed 25-Jan-17 19:52:11

Name one thing that butter doesn't make better

The size of my arse.

FuckOffDailyMailQuitQuotingMN Wed 25-Jan-17 19:52:33

Isn't there some thing where is you put butter on stuff it's "bulletproof"?

Bulletproof walnuts

WildebeestH Wed 25-Jan-17 19:52:39

To be honest he smells weirdly of coconut! hmm

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