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Hole In The Wall

カリフォルニア州サンノゼ在のソフトウェアエンジニア。

今日の英語:egg on one's face

= 赤っ恥。

イースター週末直前、そんな中サンフランの中華街にあるWalgreensが卵の激安販売を宣伝したら、

 That didn't sit too well with what Murnin said was hundreds of elderly women who wanted to get their hands on a dozen.

"They were fighting - fist fighting - over eggs," he said. Police were called out to the scene to break up the fighting, but the women wouldn't leave.

"I've never seen anything like it," Murnin said, "all these 50-, 60-, 80-year-old women fighting over eggs."

Chinatown Walgreens egg sale blowout causes bit of a ruckus | Crime & Courts | San Francisco | San Francisco Examiner 

 激安セールは好評。ほぼ売り切れかけたのはいいんだけれど、その後の出来事。何百人と集まった中国人のおば(あ)ちゃんたちが数少ない卵を巡って殴り合いの喧嘩。Walgreenも中華おばちゃんパワーを甘く見過ぎた様子。それを皮肉ったのが今日の英語:

A Chinatown Walgreens has a bit of egg on its face after a sale on eggs caused a bit of a riot Tuesday morning, according to a witness at the scene.