Monday, June 26, 2006

Daughter detraction

Mother to preteen daughter: "You better go find the self help section so you'll stop abusing me."

- Downtown Borders

-- Overheard by BabblingStacey

Friday, June 23, 2006


Woman: "How many blogs do you have anyway?

Man: "Umm, give me minute on that."

- Buffalo Gap

-- Overheard by Rich

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

RIFF Rules

Woman: "My son got laid off at Unisys today. I thought big companies only did that on Fridays."

Man: "Not in Portland. Only conservatives go postal."

- Lion's Pub

-- Overheard by Rich

Monday, June 19, 2006


Gal: "Over on Thurman yesterday he saw a coyote carrying something off in its mouth."

Guy: "What was it?"

Gal: "Looked like a cat's head."

Guy: "Sure it wasn't a huskie?"

- Old Forrestry Commons

-- Overheard by Rich

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Ball Room

Drunk guy: "So I heard that the Crystal Ballroom has tennis balls under the floor to make it so bouncy."

Guy: "You think they even had tennis balls a hundred years ago?"

Drunk guy: "Well, they must have. Dodge balls would have been way too squishy."

- Laurelwood Pub House and Brewery

-- Overheard by Rich

Friday, June 16, 2006

Back June 18

Dear Readers,

We are on vacation and will be back Sunday, June 18.
Thanks for tuning in!


Wednesday, June 07, 2006

On the bus on devil day

Guy #1: "I don't get it. Why would the devil torture all the bad people. They are doing his work. And he's doing god's work by torturing them."

Guy #2: "Well the whole point for him is to destroy earth, right? So maybe he's only all friendly while you're alive."

Guy #1: "Well when I get down there I'm going to tell him about it. What if I revolutionize hell? That's my goal. I'm going to go to hell and make it better than heaven."

- Bus 44 to Portland, 6/6/06

-- Overheard by Heather

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Olive Branch of a Six-year-old

Kid to park: "Hey! Anybody want have a cookie and be my FRIEND?"

- Wallace Park

-- Overheard by Rich

Monday, June 05, 2006


Girl: "Why do you keep changing the subject?"

Guy: "Umm, Can I have your pickle?"

- New Old Lompoc

-- Overheard by Rich

Sunday, June 04, 2006


Kid: "Daddy, what is that man doing?"

Dad: "He's subverting the political process by getting signatures."

Kid: "Why?"

Dad: "Because in Oregon, they pay you money to find people with opinions."

- Laughing Planet

-- Overheard by Rich

Saturday, June 03, 2006

The Nile

Girl: "Oh, the Nile!"

Guy: "Um, that's not the Nile."

Girl: "Well, I didn't grow up here!"

- Crossing the Steel bridge on the Max

-- Submitted by Bonnie

Friday, June 02, 2006

Well in that case

Guy #1: "Like I'm going to let a forty-something woman get the best of me."

Guy #2: "Like you'd even care if she was a co-ed."

- Nob Hill Tavern

-- Overheard by Rich

Thursday, June 01, 2006

Open wounds

Woman #1: "So both guys went and saw her in the hospital."

Woman #2: "You mean, the other man went and saw her too?"

Women #1: "She came out of anesthesia and they both were there. And ever since, it's been an open relationship."

- Bishops

-- Overheard by Rich