Him: “It’s too porous.”
Me: “Porous? Or textured?”
Him: “Well, that’s what I meant. Textured and porous mean the same thing.”
Said to me on a day, during a situation, addressing a problem. That’s the most specific I can be. Get me drunk and I’ll tell you more.
By the way, they don’t mean the same damn thing…at least not according to Merriam-Webster.
Textured: something composed of closely interwoven elements. In this case, a textured surface.
Porous: permeable to fluids.