Pasta pan

Customer: What type of bread is this?

Male clerk: It’s a pasta type.

Customer: Huh?

Female clerk: He means that it’s made from semolina flour.

— Paul Azamino bakery, Azamino Station, Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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