Thursday, September 20, 2012

Why Yes, They Do.

Southern lady straight off a cruise ship: "Excuse me, sir. Do all of these people work at the same place? They're all using the same laptop."

(Overheard by AS at Crema Coffee and Bakery)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

That Communism Shit

Metro bus passenger, looking out at the OccupyMaine event in Monument Square: "Shit, it's those Communists--all that Occupy shit. Obama started that Communism shit when he was in Chicago." (short pause)  "I'm even sober now, too."

(Overheard by KC on the Metro #1 bus)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

And Yet, There's No Synonym for "Thesaurus"

Man, arguing with woman: "There's more ways to say 'Fuck you' besides 'Fuck you!'"

(Overhead by JW in Monument Square)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Everyone Knows That.

First barista, to second barista: "Businessmen love Black Sabbath."

(Overheard at Speckled Ax)

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Demon Bus

Loud street preacher, to passers-by: "Do you think he was driven by demons?"

(Overheard by DG outside King of the Roll)

Friday, September 14, 2012

A Dinosaur on the Bus

Tiny boy, to his mom: "I'm a tall tall dinosaur, mom. Mom? Dinosaurs eat your face."

(Overheard on the Concord Trailways bus from South Station to Portland)

Saturday, September 08, 2012

The Trouble With Painting

One woman to another: "I really do like painting, but sometimes it's just too wet."

(Overheard by MH in front of the Portland Museum of Art)

Friday, September 07, 2012


Frustrated young man, to friend: "Yeah man, Maine has been nothing but bad luck for me. I'm going back home to Vegas. At least there I can score drugs 24/7 once my check comes in."

(Overheard by BS at Hannaford)