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Husband: I’m so tired.

Wife: You went to too many end-of-year parties this week. Do you need to go to every party you’re invited to?

Husband: I guess you’re right. I could have skipped drinks with (my friend) Yoshi. I’m planning to see him next week anyway.

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

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