Monday, April 20, 2015

The Creative Economy

Woman 1: "She's, like, 30 and has never had a real job."

Woman 2: "What does she do? Make arts and crafts and sell crap on Etsy?"

(Overheard by MS on Congress Street)

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mrs. Baldwin

Teenage girl: "Mrs. Baldwin?"

Older woman: "Oh dear."

Girl: "What are you doing here?"

Mrs. Baldwin: "I won't tell if you don't."

(Overheard in the middle of a school day at Target in South Portland)

Thursday, April 16, 2015


Middle school kid, to friend: "I'm pretty sure Canadians are herbivores."

(Overheard by Anonymous at a Portland middle school)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Smart People

Young woman to friend: "Naomi Watts--she is in all those movies that smart people like."

(Overheard by JR at Videoport)

Monday, April 13, 2015

Then Again...

One young man to another: "Just because you smoke crack doesn't make you a crackhead...but then again, it does."

(Overheard by STF near OhNo Cafe)