On 1/20/16 04:40, taliesin the storyteller wrote: > Snow has come, finally. > > "xiro" /'xirʉ/ n. a quality of sloshy snow (or mud) that is a slog to > walk on, one step forward and you slide around for half a step back. Do > not eat. > > "ŋa" /ŋɑ/ n. another quality of snow. what you get around freezing > conditions if the snow is of the right age. Sticky, perfect for making > snowballs, sticks to shoes but is otherwise nice to walk on. Fine to eat > (unless dirty/yellow). > > My town had both conditions yesterday, the first probably caused by > salted sidewalks/pavements. Like the conditions here today.