Voices | OVERHEARD

Reality bites

Waiter: Would you like a drink?

Australian customer: I would kill for a beer.

Waiter: (Raises eyebrows, walks off.)

— What the Dickens, Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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