The man has seen everything that has happened in his dynamic work place from its recent origins to it current insecure present. He notes that it has a high turn, over just in the time we have been there there have been 20 or more like 30 people who have gone.
The young English woman does not want to be drawn. She has been forced by another worker to make salad last night for a farewell, her own is coming up. She does not eat salad much, it has been a challenge. She is moving on to another city where she will be very busy with an expanded role.
The man would not be popular but possibly not actively disliked. His relentless need to witness and describe would make colleagues uneasy. Mention of him among others would lead to a momentary silence before a change of topic. Only someone brash and outspoken would risk a derogatory comment. He has an unhurried delivery as if he is laying out a collection of disparate objects on a table whose overall truthful function will be revealed if only he can complete the process without interruption.