Voices | OVERHEARD

Breaking into a sweat

Foreign woman: This summer was the first time I’ve ever noticed my shins sweating.

Foreign man: Really? My shins sweat all the time.

— Tameike Sanno Station, Namboku Line, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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