Sir, we don't have room for the final 'n' on our booth sign.
Nobody will notice. Put it up.
pic.twitter.com/8aqg9xeeqK >— via Peter Durfee (@Durf) March 23, 2015
The black bag on the far left of the photo reads:
Any small part of a curve is almost a straight line.
Previous moments of Zen the 3Yen include:
• Yakisoba Zen (3Yen / 2012-03-08)
• “a certain Zen appeal” on the subway (3Yen / 2005-10-12)
• Alien street messages (3Yen / 2005-08-31) ↓
Today is a cold rainy day in Tokyo, which means…
… I have had been grazed by bicyclists holding umbrellas intently using their StupidPhones™ (3Yen / 2014-07-06) several times, grrr.
The “divisive” sign below warns to: Watch your step / It is dangerous.
If you meet the Buddha in the road, screw him in.
(1950s advertisement for Buddha bulbs by Hitachi Lamp)
If you meet the Buddha in the road, kill him.
(A classic “koan” in Zen practice used to provoke
the “great doubt” and to test a student’s insight.)
The month of February’s train manners poster for the Tokyo Metro warns folks to not fart around.
In Japan it’s sometimes hard to tell if its Krampus or Claus, so you make the call.
The Tokyo Metro manners poster for December warns of the holiday rush of horny reindeer and rhino salarymen.
Previous 3Yen reports of the dangers of December’s holiday rush on the Tokyo’s subway system include:
Don’t play with your nuts on the subway.
Better yet are the posters in the northernmost big city of Japan, Sapporo. Way up in pseudo-Siberia, Sapporo’s subway system has posters that are better than the banal banners for Tokyo’s Metro Manners.
“Subway posters are better in Sapporo”
pic.twitter.com/Pvs2GpFtln— Justin Norrie (@JustinNorrie) June 21, 2014
The above poster is from Sapporo’s Tozai Line.
Poster in the subway in