Voices | OVERHEARD

Hands on head

Male Australian tourist: I saw a woman with her hand on her head in the rain this morning. I think she was trying to stop her head from getting wet.

Female Australian tourist: Just one?

— Shinagawa Station, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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