Saturday, February 18, 2012


Dude with a Maine accent and a baseball cap: "Hell yeah, I'm going to a fucking hotel to get drunk."

(Overheard by DM on Portland Street)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Wait, What Day Is It?

20-something woman to 20-something man: "I think it's, like, National Go Grocery Shopping Day."

(Overheard at the Back Cove Hannaford)

Monday, February 13, 2012

Spilled Beer

Guy on cell phone: "Well, you know I only cry over spilled beer."

(Overheard by Anonymous at the South Portland Target)

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Uh Oh

Sports fan, to a friend: "If the Patriots lose, I'm going to burn a car. Then I'm going to stab the first Giants fan I see. You're safe, because I know you. But the next one I see is getting stabbed."

(Overheard by PM at the Front Room)

Saturday, February 04, 2012

A Future

One 20-something woman: "I know you never thought I had a future with him."

Second 20-something woman: "He has a face tattoo."

First woman: "So?"

Second woman: "So, having a face tattoo is just like saying: 'Eff you, society. I never want a job with benefits.'"

(Overheard by MAJ in Monument Square)

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Childhood Dreams

Coffee-drinking man #1: "It's not like I ever told my mom that I wanted to work at B&M my whole life."

Coffee-drinking man #2: "No little boy dreams of pig guts."

(Overheard by JR in front of Cumberland Farms)