Voices | OVERHEARD

Give a dog a bad name

Child: Dad, dad. Look at that cute cat.

Father: That’s not a cat. It’s a dog.

Child: Is a dog a noisy cat?

Komazawa Park, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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