Food on the Trains

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Penticton Purview (Formerly The Jiaxing Express)

Subways, trains–same same.   Yesterday, a family of a mom and two grown up children sat across from me.  Out came the snacks.  I notice that I am past the point of finding these foods interesting and am now mostly grossed out.  “Please don’t let it be a package of chicken feet,” I think to myself.  It’s not but it’s something unidentifiable from where I sit.  I can tell that it is very dark and chewy and might be some sort of dried fruit, so I go with that.  I look away and try to enjoy the scenery before the subway dives down below ground.  Alas, these three are smackers, ie open-mouth chewers who like to smack their lips with great regularity.  Because there are many vacant seats, I drag my suitcase to the next car and sit again.  One is not always so fortunate.

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  1. Judith

    THanks, Terry….although “thanks” might not be the right word for sharing all the lipsmacking, Chewing,and other ‘dining’ habits of your compartment ‘mates’…..ah, local customs, eh?

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