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Talking about a person's weight is an ideal ice-breaker in social situations. Most relatives, friends, epecially acquaintances care deeply about your well-being, what you eat, what you buy, who you marry, what family your spouse might be from. How frequently people comment about your weight is a very accurate indicator of your popularity.
"How much you've put on so suddenly? What is the secret?"
"Enjoy your holidays! Don't put on too much."