The Corner

Re: Japan & Sweden

Millman http://www.gideonsblog.blogspot.com/ (who I am sure won’t mind my

showing it). Here’s the exchange.

NOAH—Any of your readers offer an explanation as to why they [i.e. the

Japanese] don’t just use debit cards, if they hate credit cards?

DERB—No, but here’s my explanation: They’re JAPANESE.