Monday, January 30, 2012


One 20-something woman to another: "I used Check-a-Date, where you can get a background check on your date. Well...I was single for five years."

(Overheard by RJC at a Portland Pirates game)

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Wouldn't Miss It

Young man: "Join us for the first official meeting of Maine's only facial hair club."

(Overheard by LKW outside Hannaford)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Talk

Woman talking to friend: "It is going to be our first road trip together so we had to have the talk."

Friend: "What talk?"

Woman: "You know, deciding which podcasts we will listen to."

(Overheard by JR at Arabica)

Monday, January 09, 2012


Woman to friend: "Well, I don't smoke. So I never go outside."

(Overheard by GB at Planet Fitness)

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Then Why are You Eating at Anthony's?

Truly obnoxious kid: "Our parents are rich. That's why we have all this money."

(Overheard by ARA in Anthony's Italian Kitchen)

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Lady, You Could Not Be More Wrong

Woman on cellphone: "No one wants two books for their birthday. No one."

(Overheard by JR on Congress Street)