Voices | OVERHEARD

Emptying the tank

Middle-aged man: What’s with people getting rid of the rocks in their fish tanks by taking them to a public space and

scattering them in different directions? There’s no hiding from the fact that the rocks are obviously from a fish tank.

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

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