Older man (talking on his smartphone): Where are you right now? Let’s meet for a drink at Flamingos! … Oh, you’ve just left? Come back and meet me there. I’ll buy you a drink. … No, no, I promise we won’t finish the entire bottle this time. (Editor’s note: Flamingos is a casual dining bar serving Hawaiian cuisine.)
— Toritsudaigaku, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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