Monday, September 28, 2009

You got another thing coming

Drunk guy at Pearl Jam show: Man, I'm fuckin' pissed that Shannon broke up with that Judas Priest cover band.
His friends: unintelligible mumbles of assent.

- Overheard by Jason

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Smells like chicken

Guy in line at book store: What happen to you and that girl?

Friend: She farted and it smelled like chicken.

Guy in line: Chicken?

Friend: Yep!

- In line at school book store. PCC

-- Overheard by Sinn

Fashion PDX

Girl #1: We should go to one of the Portland Fashion Week events.
Girl #2: Portland has a Fashion Week?
Girl #3: Portland has fashion at all? And for a whole week? I figure it would take about twenty minutes to say, "Here's what's new in flip-flops and microfleece." Get serious.

- Outside of Powell's on Burnside
-- Overheard by Liana

Friday, September 25, 2009

Legends of the Fall

Earnest young man to a young woman: September, October, November...see, they're all cold because they all have "brrrr" at the end.

- Clearing Cafe in NW PDX
-- Overheard by Carol

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Cool dude

I'm boarding a plane back to PDX and a 60-70 year old man is on his phone.

Old Man: Only if she takes her boob out... Only if she shows her boob. Ok, honey, goodbye.

Submitted by dv

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


Girl: I have mussolini.
Boy: Mussolini??
Girl: Yeah isn't that what it's called?
Boy: Mussolini was an italian dictator.
Girl: Oh. then what's this called?
Boy: Muesli.

- VegFest
-- Overheard by Rebekah

Monday, September 21, 2009


A couple riding bikes past my house (SE 19th & Bybee). They were both dressed in tight black turtlenecks and stretch pants, looking like mimes or robbers.

Girl: I can’t believe Oprah ran a marathon once.
Guy: Yeah, but it took her like 10 hours.

- Overheard by Candice

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Foreign Exchange?

Freshman girl to upperclassman guy: I really want to do a foreign exchange to India.
Upperclassman guy replies: Wait, you want to do a porn scene with me?

- Near PSU
-- Overheard by Eric H

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Debra Winger

Office workers on a smoke break: I have a blog on Debra Winger too.

- Outside office near Lloyd Center
-- Overheard by Eric


Asian girl to Asian boyfriend (suprised): ohh my gosh I haven't had any rice today! That's like really bad for your body.

- Beaverton Dennys
-- Overheard by bigmanbeats

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


Someone screaming into a cell phone: OOOHHHHH. that is messed up. i took an
extra shift at work to buy you a grill and you don't even pick up my call? that is messed up. $120 grill and you can't even pick up my phone call? that is messed up. i've been at work since noon working to buy you that. fuck you man, fuck you.

- Safeway parking lot on mlk/ainsworth
-- Overheard by Kate

Tuesday, September 15, 2009


Overheard at a public event: Well of course Jesus was a zombie!

- Overheard by Angela

Walk it off

Father to crying son (about 8 years old) in a wheelchair: Walk it off!

- State Fair
-- Overheard by Kim, who writes: "Definitely going for that Father of the Year award."

Saturday, September 12, 2009


Guy in line to friend: She was too old to do the walk of shame so I called her a cab.

Friend: I do not think it is a good idea to sleep with your professors

- Overheard by Sinn

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Whatever gets the job done

Co-worker #1 after hanging up the phone: Jim says he's going to go get on Monica.


Co-worker #2 : Umm... Well, that's a motivational tool that I hadn't thought of.

- Overheard by Byron

Dollar's worth

Crazy guy on the yellow line: I'll kill a guy for a penny. That way if I kill a hundred people, I'll have a dollar.

- Overheard by Michele