Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Tops Tuesdays: When to Stand

Living in Japan, you get used to not being able to understand many of the Japanese language signs and labels you encounter in your daily life. So, you begin to rely heavily on the accompanying illustrations to help you understand. Well, take a look at the following picture for a priority seat on Tokyo's subway. Before you read the article, just take a look and try to have a guess about what each picture is alluding to...

Japan's priority seating sign
Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/super_davidc/3834612017/

Did you guess correctly? Next time you find yourself on the subway and unsure whether you should be giving up your seat, rule of thumb: just stand up. 

Happy Tuesday!


  1. The 1st and 4th just baffled me. It does NOT look like what it is described in the text.


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