Friday, April 23, 2010

Dog Years

Woman: "My dog died last week."

Man: "Oh, I am sorry to hear that, it must be hard."

Woman: "Well, he was old."

Man (wistfully): "I wonder when they will ever discover a cure for dog years."

(Overheard by JR in Monument Square)

Saturday, April 17, 2010


Belligerent drunk man, angrily: "You have a simple life; you just sit and eat asparagus all day."

(Overheard by AS at Krista's in Cornish)

Friday, April 16, 2010

A Goat and a Wild Horse, To Be Specific

Eighth grade boy: "So, there are two new teachers at school. They both look like forest creatures."

(Overheard on Brighton Avenue)

Saturday, April 10, 2010


Loud woman on cellphone in movie theater: "My mother's big joke was 'you could rob a bank with a booger.'"

(Overheard at the Nickelodeon)

Monday, April 05, 2010

What Next?

30ish woman to man pushing a baby carriage and walking about ten feet in front of her: "I didn't want a tattoo. I got it cause you wanted it! And now you want a big screen TV!"

(Overheard on Congress Street)

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Vegan People

Older man, wearing a camouflage hat and speaking loudly to his seatmate in a strong Boston accent: "I love being with vegan people. They think different."

(Overheard on the Concord Trailways bus from Portland to Boston)