Elderly woman #1: I love eating corn on the cob at the end of summer, but it’s so hard to eat now that I’m older. How do you eat it?
Elderly woman #2: I usually just buy a packet of frozen corn from the supermarket.
— Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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