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It's not food she wants to chop - it's you.
This is a massage parlour in Taiwan. Trained specialists use blunt knives as well as meditation to help their customers relax.
Knife massages date back more than 2,000 years to China, where they were given by monks or nuns.
Now Taiwan is one of the few places where this type of therapy is still practised.
- to chop
to cut into pieces
- massage parlour
a place where professional massages are given
with a dull edge; not sharp
concentrating on a single thing in order to become calm