My friends and I walked to the streetcar terminus, certain of which
trolley to board. An agent approached us to help; he didn't speak
English, and we didn't speak Japanese.So, we reverted to the
international language: We pointed to our destination on the map. Once
he realized that the trolley we needed to take was boarding and about
to depart, he began excitedly gesturing for us to board. We did, and
the streetcar soon pulled away from the station....