Thursday, June 07, 2012

For the First Time

Clerk: "Oh, you've got a birthday coming up!"

Customer: "Yeah, I'm gonna be 30 for the first time, man."

(Overheard by EB at Beverage Barn in Rockland)

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

You Know How They Are

Middle-aged woman on cell phone: "...and the dogs are gonna be pissed, 'cause I told them I would only be working til noon, and you know how vindictive they can be."

(Overheard by AJL on Middle Street)

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Stupid Americans

Swankily-dressed, agitated young Russian woman on the largest cell phone seen since the '70s, who had just apparently been asked to keep her voice down: "Не волнуйтесь. Люди здесь являются слишком глупый понять, что я говорю." (Translation: "Don't worry. People here are too stupid to understand what I'm saying.")

(Overheard by TN at the Scarborough Walmart)

Monday, June 04, 2012

Wish List

Female MECA student, to friends: "I've had a Storm Trooper costume in my shopping cart for, like, months. It's 70 dollars. But I really want one."

Friends: (complete silence.)

(Overheard by JF outside Casablanca Comics on Free Comic Book Day)

Sunday, June 03, 2012


Woman on cell phone: "If you respected your wife you wouldn't have another woman's panties under your bed!"

(Overheard by TC on Spring Street)

Saturday, June 02, 2012


Some allegedly white man: ‎"I'm white. I'm white. I'm a white man, you hear me? I'm white. I'm not black, I'm white. I'm white. I'm white."

(Overheard by DM from a window above Congress Street)