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Woman Lives In Man’s Closet, Without Him Knowing

by | 30th, May 2008

cupboard.JPGTHE BBC reports that a woman has been arrested in Japan for sneaking into a man’s house and living in his “closet” without him knowing.

Tatsuko Horikawa, 58, was discovered living in a small storage space in the house in the southern city of Fukuoka.

The house owner to a 57-year-old man, who had become suspicious after food disappeared from his fridge. He installed a surveillance system, which filmed the woman as she walked about the place.

Yes, we know, it’s an outrage. The world “closet” on the BBC, when cupboard, a perfectly good British word is freely available. There will be letters, and before long we’ll be using other Americanisms like commuter, seafood, living room, war on terror and says “skedule”.

“She told police that she had nowhere to live,” the French news agency AFP quotes a local police spokesman as saying. “She seems to have lived there for about a year, but not all the time.”

In a cupboard…



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