A: Wow, look at you couch potatoes, lying on the sofa watching TV with a pile of fried chicken, pizza and drinks on the table. How depraved.
B: Sis, you’re blocking the screen. Why don’t you sit down and watch the game with us? Have a coke.
A: Come on, do you have any idea how much sugar there is in fizzy drinks, and how bad that is for your teeth? They’ve done experiments before, putting a tooth in cola, and after a bit of time the tooth just melts away!
Photo: Wu Liang-yi, Liberty Times 照片：自由時報記者吳亮儀
B: Oh, it’s not every day we get to relax like this. Fizzy drinks make you feel good!
A: That’s right, fat nerds’ happy water does taste good. And you’re watching a ball game? You’re literally a bunch of guys needing exercise watching a bunch of people in desperate need of a rest.
(Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱)
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