Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Why Indeed

One young woman to another: "And she was like, 'Why are you even considering going into the military? You come from a rich family!'"

(Overheard by SW at the corner of State Street and Park Avenue)

Monday, May 23, 2016

I Call Him Kitty

Young woman in car to woman walking a 75 pound dog: "Ma'am! Excuse me, ma'am! Your cat is huge!"

(Overheard on Brighton Avenue)

Friday, May 20, 2016

It's Science

Boy: "Men are just stronger than women. It's not sexist; it's science."

Girl: (Punches boy in arm) "So that shouldn't hurt at all then."

Boy: "Oww. I was just stating a fact."

(Overheard by JR at the Reiche School playground)

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fame is a Beast

Usher #1: "Everyone knows about Jaws, but Peter Benchley wrote more than just that one book."

Usher #2: "What else did he write?"

Usher #1: "The Beast: It's basically Jaws but with a giant squid."

(Overheard by JR at the Nickelodeon)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

That Dirty Old Man Thing

Woman to man: "You know that 'dirty old man' thing?"

Man to woman: "Yeah. All men are bad. But they get worse as they get older."

(Overheard by LP at Black Cat Coffee)

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ignorance is Bliss

Man to woman (admiring view): "People in the midwest would go nuts for this, they really would."

Woman: "Well, maybe it's better that they don't know about it."

(Overheard by JR on the East End Beach)