Customer: Have you got any chicken?
Waiter: We’ve got a whole chicken.
Customer: How much for a plate of it?
Waiter: We don’t sell it by the plate. We sell it by the chicken.
Customer: How much for a chicken then?
Waiter: You can have it free of charge.
Waiter: You’ll have to share it with all the other customers though.
— Musashi Koyama, Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday, Tokyo.