Australian tourist (talking on a mobile phone): I better dash, we’re just about to get on a train to the airport. … Kyoto? Kyoto was amazing. … A little wet? Well, that’s one way of looking at it.

— Shinagawa Station, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday a couple of days after the most powerful typhoon in 25 years hit Japan

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