Voices | OVERHEARD

Youth must be served

First teacher (addressing a group of preschoolers in the park): Come along everyone, let’s go back to class now.

Second teacher (under her breath): Move it, snot monsters.

— A playground in Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by Japan Times On Sunday reader Karen Nicholson

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