Voices | OVERHEARD

Elevator crush

Elderly man (speaking aloud as other shoppers pile into an elevator): It’s not rush hour on the Yamanote Line.

— Kiddy Land, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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