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In Japan, traffic stops for schoolgirl. Schoolgirl thanks traffic as only the Japanese can..

@fabiscafe @stux is it the traffic stopped she is thanking, or thanking those who thoughtfully and selflessly made the crosswalk for her? I've seen monks thank the stairs after each use...

tricycle.org/magazine/naikan-t

@teledyn @fabiscafe @stux Definitely the drivers who stopped for her. Exaggerating a bit, her selfishness of wanting to cross the road disturbed the driving of the drivers, thus the bow is a thank-you-apology. It's a sign of proper bring-up in Japan, for children to bow even for the smallest of favors. Though it's a lot more common for people to bow while crossing the road, then doing such a fancy full bowing afterwards.

It's cute, though 🙂

@stux So sweet!
In Japan it's not about "me first!", it's all about the community 👍

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