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Customer #1: A hot chocolate, please.

Customer #2: I can’t eat chocolate. I’m on a diet. Hmm, what should I order? Oh, I know — cafe mocha, please.

Customer #1: You do realize that has chocolate in it, right?

Customer #2: Yeah, but just a little, no?

— BunCoffee, Ichigaya, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader.

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