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Man: The public gym is open! Shall we go tomorrow?

Woman: I’m going to wait until July and see what happens.

Man: Well … you always were the sensible one.

Woman: Now you’re just looking for an excuse not to go.

— Komazawa Olympic Park, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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