Elisson: Good morning, good sir! I’d like six of your finest bagels, please. Two salted, two poppy-seed and two pumpernickel.
Hiroshi: Is dat corander on yoo head?
Elisson: Excuse me, sir. I didn’t quite get that.
Hiroshi: You head! Is dat corander on yoo head?
Elisson: Ohhhhh, a colander! Why, yes it is, as a matter of fact.
Hiroshi: Why you weah corander on yoo head?
Elisson: I am Elisson, a well-known blogger and the author of a book of 100-word stories. Would you like to hear one ?
Hiroshi: I like to heah why yoo weah corander on yoo head.
Elisson: It’s my trademark. Everyone knows me as the blogger who wears a colander on his head.
Hiroshi: Seem sirry you weah corander on head. What you want? I forget.
Elisson: Oh, yes. Six of your finest bagels, please. Two salted, two poppy-seed and two pumpernickel.
Elisson: Yes, six bagels, please.
Hiroshi: No bagers.
Elisson: No bagers? … I mean bagels … This is supposed to be a deli.
Hiroshi: Yoo want noodle?
Elisson: No bagels?
Elisson: OK, noodles then.
Hiroshi’s Wife: (shouts from back room of the store) Hiroshi! Who yoo talk to for so long?
Hiroshi: Crazy guy wear corander on head.
Hiroshi’s Wife: I told you stay away from sake!