Voices | OVERHEARD

On the fast track

Four-year-old boy: That train is going really fast.

Mom: It’s an express train. It doesn’t stop at every station.

Four-year-old boy: Is it in a hurry?

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

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