Wednesday, July 27, 2016

She's Got Legs

Woman in a black dress: "I've been working out a lot lately, I mean look at this. Seriously, I've never had this muscle in my leg before."

Woman in a white dress: "Oh my god, your thighs are amazing."

(Overheard by CR at Congress Bar & Grill)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Modern Jackass on the Bus

Lady, to seat mate, in an authoritative voice: "Oh yeah, they have terrible teeth, Europeans. Because of the water. And they drink wine from the age of five. Coffee, tea, wine."

(Overheard on the Portland to Boston Concord Coach Lines bus)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Churros

Young woman on the phone: "Abby. Abby! ABBY! You shoulda had the churros!"

(Overheard by MR on Congress Street in front of MECA)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A Real City

Woman to friend: "I love the way that Portland becomes a real city in the summer, with models doing photoshoots at the beach and transients passed out drunk on picnic tables."

(Overheard by JR on East End Beach)

Monday, July 18, 2016

Munjoy Who?

Dad to son, walking bikes across the street: " Munjoy Hill."

Son: "What hill?"

Dad: "Munjoy Hill."

Son: "What's that?"

Dad: "I don't know. It's named after somebody named Munjoy, I guess."

(Overheard by LD on Commercial Street)

Friday, July 15, 2016

Pokémon Go Dog Go

One guy to another, watching two dogs greet each other by bowing, sniffing, and wrestling: "So much better than Pokémon Go."

(Overheard by JR at the corner of Deering and Mellen Streets)