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Taxing problem

Young Australian man: Is tax included on this?

Young American man: Depends on whether you really want to buy the thing or not.

— Daikanyama T-site, Daikanyama, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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