A: And how big is this bubble milk tea? NT$80? Heavens, for that money you could buy a lunchbox. What a waste of money.
B: That’s how much drinks cost nowadays. My classmates drink one of those a day.
A: These drinks are too sweet, they’re bad for you and it’s all empty calories with no nutritional value. And don’t get me started on the pizza and fried chicken, that’s just greasy junk food.
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B: I know, but it’s OK once in a while: it helps you relax, and that increases your study and work efficiency, so it’s worth it.
A: Oh, I don’t want to be like an old mother nagging you all day. Your health is your own responsibility.
B: Alright, alright, I’ll control myself next time.
(Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱)
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