Voices | OVERHEARD

Time leap

Japanese wife: None of our kids (in the U.S.) called me. It’s my birthday today.

American husband: Don’t worry, there’s a time difference.

Wife: Oh no! Tomorrow is my birthday?

Overheard by Japan Times On Sunday reader Wayne Phillips

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