Friday, March 2, 2018



Aさん:「あっ!だめじゃん!おばあちゃんは薬を飲むのを忘れちゃった!」
Zさん:"You know, I never quite understood why Japanese people use the verb 'to drink' to describe ingesting medicine in pill form.  It doesn't make sense to me."
Aさん:「Is English that much better, i.e. to 'take' medicine.  What, like to prom?」
Zさん:"... ha!... that's a funny mental image... an aspirin in a formal gown."
Aさん:「。。。well, if you'll excuse me, I have to get my grandma to drink a pill.」

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