Voices | OVERHEARD

Having cake (and eating it too)

Small child (who is part of a group trick-or-treating in the run-up to Halloween): Treat or treat?

Mom: Oh, did you learn that at school?

— Roppongi Hills, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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