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Dad: How hot do you think the water is?

Five-year-old boy: One hundred degrees.

Dad: It’s a bath, not a bowl of miso soup.

— Ofuro no Osama Onsen, Oimachi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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