‘Snovember’ no surprise
British man #1: I was surprised that it snowed last week. I’ve never seen that happen in November before.
British man #2: I wasn’t surprised.
British man #3: No?
British man #2 Not really, no. The weatherman on TV said it was going to snow the day before.
— Tokyu Toyoko Line, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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