Voices | OVERHEARD

When your eyes are too big for your stomach

Little girl in a pink coat (singing): Milk, milk, milk!

Mom: What do you want for dinner?

Little girl: Corn soup and okonomiyaki!

Mom: Those two things don’t go together, you have to pick one…

— Azabu-juban Station, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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