Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! As you wait in line at the florist, you listen to the conversation in Japanese between the clerk and the customer in front of you in line. The customer says in Japanese, "I need to take some flowers to the hospital." You think to yourself in Japanese, "Great! I can learn something from what this customer picks out." The clerk says in Japanese, "Do you know which flowers you want?" The customer responds in Japanese, "Well, the person is very, very sick, so I want to spend a little more money and get something nice." The clerk asks in Japanese, "What is your relationship to the person in the hospital?" You wonder out loud in Japanese, "What difference does that make?" The customer in front of you turns around, glares at you, and says in Japanese, "Different flowers have different meanings...for example, white flowers mean friendship. Don't you know anything?"
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