Voices | OVERHEARD

The end of a spending spree

Elderly woman: I went to do some shopping in Ginza yesterday but couldn’t find anything I didn’t already have.

— Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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