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American woman #1: That was some storm last night, wasn’t it? I didn’t get much sleep.

American woman #2: Really? I slept through the whole thing.

American woman #1: How’d you manage to do that?

American woman #2: Earplugs.

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

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