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Watch out for the wolf

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A Toei subway station poster in Tokyo, depicting Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf, reminds commuters to wash their hands before going out.

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They are already out, not going out. Along the way, they have spread grandma’s virus to Snow White and the Three Little Pigs. And we all know what that wolf did with grandma.

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There's also a kamishibai called Uirusu ookami. We have it at work. It's a proper story with the big bad wolf tempting Little Red Riding Hood into not wearing a mask, eating in crowded places, not washing her hands and visiting grandma even though she has a bit of a cough. The kids love it.

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I find the poster baffling given that the image of a wolf in the Little Red Riding Hood story connotes trickery and untrustworthiness.

It would be interesting to find out how young children respond to the message in this poster.

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Look at the water fountain on top. That type of water fountain allows water to drip out of your mouth and right back on to the device. Yuckers. Plus kids always jam gum on it so you get an eyeful of severe pain.

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That poster is typical of what you would see in a kindergarten or elementary school.

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Soap?

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Where's red riding hood got the soap from? Never seen any in parks.

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Why would you use the big bad wolf giving advice to little red riding hood?

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