Thursday, December 31, 2009


One guy to another: "Oh yeah, he still loves her! (pause) But he's gettin' sick of it."

(Overheard by John R. on Temple Street)


Man on cell phone: "Snow, blue moon, lunar eclipse, beginning of a new year -- how much excitement can ya handle? 'Cause we got it all going on! Yeah today!"

(Overheard on Park Street)

Monday, December 21, 2009

Forever Roman Numerals

Shopper, to store clerk: "Excuse me, can you tell me where Forever Twenty-One is?"

: "Uhh...this is Forever Twenty-One."

Shopper: "Oh! I thought it was Ex-Ex-Eye!"

(Overheard by AA at Forever Twenty-One in South Portland)

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Who Needs Meters?

Teenage girl looking at parking lot sign: "Monthly parking? Who parks for a month?"

(Overheard in downtown Portland)

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Hate or Need?

Young woman: "I hate this store."

Friend: "I thought you liked coming here."

Young woman: "I do, but I still hate this store. I need everything!"

(Overheard at Michael's in South Portland)

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Jedi Mind Tricks

Grizzly street person, speaking in a whiskey monotone: "Fucking Jedi mind tricks. Cut out that eyeball shit. Go away."

(Overheard by DM on Congress Street)

Friday, December 04, 2009

Easier then Training Someone New

Business owner: "You busy?"

Contractor: "Yeah, I'm so busy, I hired back a guy that stole from me. It was easier then training someone new!"

(Overheard at Haggarty's)

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Thank you would be nice

Women to friend: "You'd think if they're going to ransack your car and take all your change the least they could do is leave a post it note -- 'thanks for the spare change.' Now I have no parking meter change."

(Overheard on Middle Street)