Squid drought of Japan

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Japanese towns that thrive on once-abundant squid suffer as numbers decline at alarming rate
The Japan Times | Nov 1, 2018
fluctuations in ocean temperatures, years of overfishing and lax regulatory oversight have drastically depleted populations of the translucent squid in waters around Japan
[it’s] the lowest harvest since the national fisheries cooperative started keeping records more than 30 years ago.
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Well, spank my daddy…

 

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Manners, meh…There’re overrated.

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Japanese manners, meh. There’re wa-a-a-y overrated*.

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Ok, ok, Japanese do form proper lines when they queue up for the trains.
But when they move onto the trains, it’s all asses-and-elbows akimbo in an amazing, unmovable pile of people pick-up-sticks—as alluded to in this Tokyo Metro manners poster.
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Previous posts of Japanese train manners posters include: