His eyes lit up as he spied a discounted carton of cherries from across the produce section of the local supermarket.
Worried about another customer getting there before him, yet conscious of how ridiculous sprinting over some fruit would seem (to other people), he broke into a quick step that could put most Olympic speed-walkers to shame.
With a heart palpitating in anticipation, he picked up the package of five small and badly bruised cherries only to find the “half-priced” tag marked 400 yen.
400 yen is about $3.94 … for five freaking cherries… 高過ぎる～
Written for this weeks Three Line Tales.