Salaryman #1: Did you enjoy your cherry blossom viewing party over the weekend?

Salaryman #2: I enjoyed it a lot but, overall, the party in the park was probably a little too much.

Salaryman #1: Too many blossoms?

Salaryman #2: Too much food, too much alcohol, too much karaoke.

— Nanboku Line, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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