[Usual "where are you from" questions.]
Official: What's your field of expertise?
Allison: Computer programming.
O: Yeah? What language? Java, C++, Visual Basic...
O: Really? 5.8?
A: Yeah, and Perl 6.
O: Perl 6. Wow! Brave soul. I haven't gotten past 5.8 yet.
A: Well, that's really all you need for now.
[Other usual questions.]
O: It's always a pleasure meeting a fellow Perl Monger.
It put a smile on my face, anyway.