Chance meeting

Voice Card  -  Volume 24  -  Larry Card Number 2  -  Mon, Apr 13, 1992 1:49 PM

This is a response to VC 23 Yumi 7 ("More Questions")...

The story I heard about how Diane's parents met goes as follows. At one end, there was Diane's father (stationed at the US base in Okinawa) on a train going to Tokyo. At the other end, in Tokyo, is Diane's mother with a sick friend who is unable to pick up her boyfriend at the train station because she is so ill. The sick friend asks Diane's mother to go to the train station to pick up her boyfriend who is a large black GI.

Can you predict what comes next? Diane' father gets off the train. Diane's mother thinks he is the boyfriend of her sick friend (oops, she's wrong). However, Diane's father speaks no Japanese, and Diane's mother speaks next to no English. Diane's mother drags Diane's father away, and the rest is, as they say, history.