Really Nice Melons


Kyodo News reports that a new record has been set for the price of a pair of melons: 800,000Yen, around 8000 US Dollars.

A bargain, says !.

2 Comments so far

  1. Dhaval (unregistered) on May 20th, 2006 @ 6:47 am

    Those melons look like . . . oh man nevermind… but are they worth $8k??!!!

  2. Dunechaser (unregistered) on May 21st, 2006 @ 6:52 am

    Even as someone who spent the first fifteen years of his life in Japan, I’ve never understood the Japanese willingness to pay exhorbidant prices for melons. :-\

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