Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! The essential question is "Were you taken advantage of or not?" The Japanese salesman talked you into buying a motorcycle! A Japanese motorcycle. You had gone to the showroom to look at them, but not because you were really serious about buying one. You just thought they looked great. Japanese motorcycles are known for their unusual, ground-breaking designs. The salesman was so nice, and he didn't insult your ignorance of motorcycles, and he was patient. And he told you that story about being worried about his job if he didn't sell another motorcycle this month. You didn't want him to lose his job, and you really liked the Japanese designs. So you felt a little sorry for him...and you went the full distance. You got all the gear. Now, you're going to surprise your friend by arriving for lunch by motorcycle. You call out to your girlfriend in Japanese, "You still have three blocks to walk to the restaurant. Wouldn't you like to ride?" Puzzled, she asks in Japanese, "Do I know you?" Remembering your helmet, you yell out over the roaring engine in Japanese, "Wait, let me take this helmet off. There." Shocked, she yells back in Japanese, "What are you doing on this motorcycle?" Proudly, you reply, "I bought it? How do you like it?" Attempting to be supportive, your girlfriend stammers and finally offers in Japanese, "But how can a girl ride a motorcycle?"
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