吃得多、吃得好、肉還要長得少

Isn't it unfair that some people just don't get fat? No matter how they unlimitedly indulge themselves with chocolate bars, chips, cheese burgers, milk shake, and all the high calorie food, they just gain no weight, while others (like myself) just can't help but increase the waist line simply by drinking plain water. For fatty to get skinny, is it really a fat chance?

Oh, Oh, Oh, I don't get fat at all!!!


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Who can enjoy that juicy steak, and forget about fatty hips?

炸雞、薯條、蛋糕、汽水,外加一大杯的冰淇淋,這樣還不怕腰圍暴增---會有這種人嗎?

Fatty: Skinny, can you cover me for a minute? I need to have a fix.

Skinny: Cover you? How? You're too big.

Fatty: Oh come on, you know what I mean. Just look after my parts while I'm away.

Skinny: OK, I am just kidding. Not a problem. And what fix, by the way?

Fatty: Ah nothing. I just want to find something to feed myself.

Skinny: Feed yourself? What time is it now?

Fatty: About a quarter to two o'clock. Why?

Skinny: You have just finished your lunch less than an hour ago, haven't you?

Fatty: Yeah, what's wrong with that?

Skinny: Are you a food junkie?

Fatty: Oh come on! Don't rabbit on. I just want to eat something. Are you going to cover me or not?

Skinny: OK...OK...go... take your time.

(About 15 minutes later, Fatty gets back with a bunch of meal boxes)

Skinny: Wooo, what a feast! Are we going to have a party this afternoon? What have you got there, delivery boy?

Fatty: A double-cheese steak burger, schnitzel with gravy, fish and chips, and a diet Coke.

Skinny: All for yourself?

Fatty: I can share them with you if you need something to occupy your quick mouth. (Fatty is unwrapping the burger while saying this.) Woo, it looks so yummy! Look at this juicy meat!

Skinny: Mhh!!! The schnitzel smells great as well. Can I have some?

Fatty: Go ahead. Help yourself.

Skinny: You know what? I don't know why I often feel craving for food when I got stressed out or stuck in a rut at work. Or when I simply feel bored and have nothing to do, I just eat, and eat a lot. (Skinny said this between munches on the schnitzel.)

Fatty: Especially craving for sweet sugary things, or a sturdy and lard-laden meal, right?

Skinny: Yeah. You have the same craving as well?

Fatty: Yeah. As you can tell from my huge body, it seems to tell everyone that this roly-poly definitely is a binger, and never gets enough fat to clog his blood vessels.

Skinny: Hey come on, no need to be so saucy to yourself.

Fatty: Anyway, that's fine. So you often eat a lot as well. Then how come you don't get fat? You don't even have a little pot there. (Fatty is pointing at Skinny's belly)

Skinny: I don't know why. Probably I don't have that much the kind of proteins to drive up my cholesterol, which is called by the scientists that.....eh....I can't recall actually.......anyway, a kind of enzymes, I reckon. So it could be a "fat" chance for me to get arteriosclerosis or other obesity related diseases.

Fatty: Lucky you then, skinny binger.

Skinny: Ha, that means I've got the ticket to spoil myself with whatever gourmet I want.

 

Wordbank:

juicy (adj): 多汁的
roly-poly (n): 胖胖的人
hip (n): 臀部
binger (n): 有嗜吃症的人
bunch (n): 一堆
clog (v): 堵塞;栓塞
feast (n): 大餐
blood vessels (n): 血管
schnitzel (n):炸肉排 (通常是牛肉或雞肉)
saucy (adj): 無禮、戲謔的
gravy (n): 調味的濃稠肉汁、肉湯
cholesterol (n): 膽固醇
unwrap (v): 打開包裝
enzyme (n): 酵素

crave (v): 渴望

arteriosclerosis (n): 動脈硬化
munch (n;v): 咀嚼
obesity (n): 肥胖
sturdy (adj): 味道濃郁的
spoil (v): 寵壞;溺愛
lard (n) = fat
gourmet (n): 美食

Phrases:

cover me for a minute: 頂替我一下
have a fix: 解個饞,可以用在食物、吸煙等等
find something to feed myself: 找點東西吃
food junkie: 對食物上癮的人
rabbit on: 叨叨念
quick mouth: 講話口無遮攔
Help yourself: 自己來
stressed out: 精神很緊繃
stuck in a rut: 陷入膠著的情況
fat chance: 微乎其微的機會

 

相關連結:

(BBC News) Fast Food 'as addictive as heroin'

(ABC News) An End to Bad Fats? Maybe You Can Enjoy That Steak

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