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English grocery shoppers freak out over a group of mask-wearing tourists

March 31st, 2017

For us Asians, wearing a surgical face mask around town is nothing out of the ordinary.

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Via Giphy

Many use it to protect themselves from air pollution during their commute. Some use it as a means to protect others from their incessant coughing.

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Via Giphy

There are even a few who use it for aesthetic reasons.

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Via AliExpress

However, when you wear these face masks outside of the country, you might cause some heads to turn. This is exactly what happened to a group of Japanese tourists earlier this week who went to an Asda supermarket in Merseyside, England for some groceries while wearing surgical masks.

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