Voices | OVERHEARD

Clothes make the man

Middle-aged foreign man, holding up a pale green women’s singlet to show his Japanese wife: How about this?

Retail assistant, addressing the wife: Is he looking for a men’s singlet?

— Uniqlo, Shibuya, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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