Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Listen to Grandma

Older woman, clearing a garden bed, to younger woman loading a Chevy Tahoe with booster seats: "I told them, you ever try to pull that in front of me or the kids again, I'll throw you both down the stairs."

(Overheard by KK on Preble Street in South Portland)

Monday, April 28, 2014

Clap Your Hands if You Believe

Teenager, in a group of friends, falling suddenly to his knees and calling into a sewer grate: "Come to me! Come to me, fairies!"

(Overheard by DM near Tommy's Park)

Monday, April 21, 2014

Red Sox Fan

Loud airline passenger, as his plane began its descent over Citi Field, home of the New York Mets: “Wow! Look! Yankee Stadium! Cool!” And then more quietly, “I hate the fucking Yankees."

(Overheard by MP on a PWM to LGA flight)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

An Observation

Beer-swilling Sea Dogs fan, every time the opposing team's pitcher threw the ball: "PITCHER HAS A BIG BUTT!"

(Overheard by JR at Hadlock Field)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hirsute Derriere

Teenage boy, to friends: "Did you like that Snapchat of my hairy ass?"

Teenage girl: "I thought that was your arm! Asses get that hairy?"

(Overheard by CC on Clinton Street)

Monday, April 14, 2014

No, I Didn't

Smiling man with a hand-lettered cardboard sign reading: “Did you know Liberce (sic) was bald?”

(Seen by DC on Middle Street)

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Chim Chiminey Chim Chim Cheree

Older gruff man in work shirt to similarly dressed man: "I could make a killing in this town. Sweeping chimneys, man? I could make a killing."

(Overheard by IWH near Joe's Super Variety Store)