Boy #1 (calling out to a friend, who is standing about 30 meters away): Have you finished yet?

Boy #2: What was that? I can’t hear you.

Boy #1: Come closer so you can hear me!

Boy #2: What? I can’t hear you. Did you just say come closer so you can hear me?

Outside Mita Station, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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