Well, folks, this is sayonara. I have eight hundred things on my To Do list and just seventy-two hours to do them.
Bright and early Monday, I'm off on a three-week tour of Japan. My vocabulary will consist solely of the words "hello," "goodbye," "eat," and "thanks."
If I could learn how to say "I never ever do this, but for you I'll make an exception," I'd have all the bases covered.
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