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Tuesday, 25 September 2007

Children On The Bus

It was past ten in the evening. I thought I was the only passenger on the bus, but I heard children's voices from behind.

The children were apparently talking about a ghost story.

Child A: ".... and if you turn around, the ghost will snatch you away and carry you to the afterworld!"

I recognized the voice. I often saw these children on the same bus after work. They went to a nearby school.

Child B: "Then that's easy. All you have to do is make sure you don't turn around."

Child A: "Yes, but I heard you can't help but turn around. The ghost would try all sorts of tricks on you to get you turn around."

We were getting close to the bus stop where these two usually got off.
But it looked like they didn't notice it.
I thought I should warn them because I didn't want them to go home late.
So I turned around and said, "you are getting off here aren't you?"


Child A: "See, I told you so."

14 comments:

  1. 怖くないというよりちょっと笑える.
    Crammerってなに?

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  2. crammer = 塾 らしいです・・・笑
    面白い話ではありますよね。

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  3. What's with the white boxes?

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  4. there not white boxes dude, its japanese

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  5. anti-zombie squad23 December 2008 at 15:08

    Child A and B: SUCKER!

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  6. holy hell,the kids where the ghosts werent they?

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  7. where the kids the ghosties or where they just making a point?

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  8. Kids say the darnedest things! but seriously....thats why i try to never look back when i hear voices and i KNOW/think i'm alone.

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  9. yeah even i also didnt understand were the children ghost or were they just making the point???????

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  10. The children were probably just making a point if the person survived to tell the story. They probably weren't malevolent ghosts if they were ghosts, anyway. c:

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  11. Out of all the delightful stories you post here, Saya, this one still enchants me. I'm very late to the party, but I am so glad you are back, dear.

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  12. Hello Saya,
    I know i am a little late to the party, but i just wanted to say that i just found your blog and am enjoying it very much. Thank you for all the work that you put into translating these stories. I hope you are alive and well.
    With the kindest of regards
    Magge (a german dude^^)

    Written on friday the 8th of December 2017 at 16:48

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