A: How come you’re spending so long in the bathroom? Eh? What’s all this hair doing on the floor?
B: I’m cutting my hair. The fringe is too long, it keeps falling over my eyes and it’s really uncomfortable. Also, I’ve got all these split ends, it’s taking me ages to get rid of them.
A: You’re just snipping away, you’ve made your hair look all raggedy.
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B: Don’t exaggerate! Look, don’t you think my fringe looks straight now?
A: It’s too straight; it looks unnatural. I think you should get yourself to a hairdresser.
B: You can talk! Look at that unkempt hair and beard. A bird could nest in that. You should go to the barber.
(Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱)
Audio recordings for Speak Up! dialogues will be suspended until further notice due to the pandemic.
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