Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Bucket List

One 20-something woman to another: "Yeah, I've started going to bars where the names go through the alphabet, A to Z. It's part of my bucket list."

(Overheard by PR at Planet Fitness)

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Adult Things

Energetic young woman: "So, do you still have the same probation officer?"

Sullen young man: "No, she just does juvie stuff. I do adult things now."

(Overheard by BS on Congress Street)

Monday, November 21, 2011

Casinos No

Young woman to her boyfriend: "No, you can't have a scratch ticket! You're the reason we can't have casinos in Maine."

(Overheard by @iwasthewalrus near the scratch ticket machine at Hannaford on Forest Avenue)

Monday, November 14, 2011


One extremely fashion-conscious young woman to another: "Are you really going to have a closet full of stilettos when you live in a place where you can never wear them?"

(Overheard by LF at The Local Buzz in Cape Elizabeth)

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Me and Britney

Young smoking mother, to friends: "That used to make me so mad, when people called Britney Spears fat. Cause we were, like, the exact same size then. So I'm like, 'What the hell? You calling me fat?'"

(Overheard in front of the Portland Public Library on Congress Street)

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Cat Lady

Old woman to her friend: "I don't know who talks to me more, my stones or my cats."

(Overheard by EN on Free Street)