Middle-aged woman: Ugh. I hate wearing rain boots all day during rainy season. My feet get so sweaty.

Younger woman: Why don’t you just use an umbrella?

Middle-aged woman: I don’t want my feet to get wet.

Younger woman: I thought you said your feet were sweaty.

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

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