Friday, May 30, 2014


First kid: "Simple syrup, what's that?"

Second kid: "It's just water with a ton of sugar in it."

First kid: (Raises eyebrows at friend.)

Second kid: (High fives first kid.)

(Overheard by KJ at Omi's Coffee Shop)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Dangerous Game

One kid to another: "You know what's so bad about four square? People get mad at each other and it ruins friendships...but I'm really good!"

(Overheard by AN at the Reiche Community School playground)

Monday, May 19, 2014

Can You Hear Me Now?

50-something woman, to friend: "I didn't want to spend $100 a month, so I switched to T-Mobile and now I save a ton because I can never use my phone anywhere."

(Overheard by AS at the Westbrook Cinemagic Stadium Theater)

Tuesday, May 13, 2014


Disheveled guy who looks like Slash, to passing woman: "SQUIRRELS!"

(Overheard by @emmisaurus in the West End)

Monday, May 12, 2014

Happy Mother's Day!

Woman shopping for candy, to little boy: "Jack, come on. Jack, Jack, Jesus, I'm so tired of you today. Jack, I'm going to call the cops on you. Listen, do you hear me? I'm calling the cops--on you!"

(Overheard by MH at Walgreen's on Mother's Day)