In and Out of Elevators in Japan

“Japanese never touch. It’s not even customary among themselves when they meet to shake hands. So how to explain why this woman would so casually reach over and adjust my collar? In public! And yet, not exactly…. My moment of contact, I concluded, could have only happened in an elevator, and then perhaps only in Japan.” Terry CaesarIn and Out of Elevators in JapanJournal of Mundane Behavior)