Middle-aged man (after watching his wife pull a bottle of disinfectant out from a tote bag, squirt a dollop onto a cloth and proceed to wipe down every surface of the shopping basket she had sitting in the trolley): What about the handle?
— Tokyu Store Ookayama, Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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