Young man #1: The white shirt you’re wearing is really cool.

Young man #2: It’s not that fancy. It’s just a shirt I usually wear with my suit.

Young man #3: Why aren’t you wearing a jacket?

Young man #2: Because … I’m not working today.

— Keihin-Tohoku Line, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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