Voices | OVERHEARD

Back-to-work blues

Man in suit: The trains are guaranteed to be running late on the first Tuesday back at work after the new year break. (He was right — Ed.)

— Meguro Station, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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