Friday, December 21, 2012

(206) There’s no shame in working


You can’t but admire the dignity with which people in Japan will do some of the most useless jobs the mind can conceive. One such example is the job of “traffic cop” for big building parking lots –which are already fully automated in a railroad crossing kind of way with moving bars, revolving lights and recorded voices notifying passers-by that a car is exiting.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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