| Mar 1, 2014

Cheap digs

Australian student #1: This ski holiday would have been a lot cheaper if I had brought my girlfriend. Australian student #2: How much did you pay for it? Australian student #1: Can’t remember. — Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday, ...

| Feb 22, 2014

Each to their own

Japanese man: Do you see your child much during the week? American man: No, but it’s OK cos he and his mom kinda have their own system goin’ on. — Outside Hotel New Otani Tokyo, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a reader of The ...