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Blowing one's lunch

Man in blue suit #1: You know, I think ebi (prawns) have gotten bigger over the past 20 years.

Man in blue suit #2: No, prawns come in all sizes. It’s your budget for lunch that’s gotten bigger over the past 20 years.

Toranomon, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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