Thursday, May 20, 2010

Is that so much to ask?

Overheard at Kenton post office when Ace of Base's "All That She Wants" started playing behind two Boomer-aged male employees:

USPS Guy 1:
All that she wants is another baby, Ken...

- Overheard by Jeff

Friday, May 14, 2010

real Starbucks?

At a Starbucks inside a Safeway at SE 122nd and Glisan....

"Are you sure this is a real Starbucks? They don't even have CDs."

- Overheard by Christopher

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Too much time to think

Two teenagers talking in a yard:

Teenager 1: What do you think a parakeet would look like in a snowstorm?
Teenager 2: I don't know...angry and confused?

- Overheard by Victoria

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Day at the races

"Catherine the Great got fucked by a horse and SHE turned out okay!"

-- Overheard by Meredith

Monday, May 10, 2010

Gummi Job

Little old lady (to teenager): Well the white Gummi Bears are better for sex anyway...

- Doctor's office waiting room
-- Overheard by Matt, who writes: "I wish I could have heard the rest of the conversation, before and after."

Thursday, May 06, 2010


Two women walking: What does Patrick Swayze have to do with the price of tea in China?

- 9th & Lloyd NE May 6, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m.
-- Overheard by Paulette

Monday, May 03, 2010

The right idea

Kid pushing shopping cart, yields politely to senior citizen.

Kid: Old people first!

- Fred Meyer on Burnside
-- Overheard by Rich

When Kids don't watch TV

Cycling past three youngsters climbing around on a porch. Saturday afternoon, near SE Trader Joe's:

Boy: Hey! Let's go ask people if they're hobos!

- Overheard by Broadside Johnnie

Sunday, May 02, 2010

She's sleeping in

Woman: This pink lemonade isn't very strong.

Bartender: Oh, it's plenty strong. It's that tart flavor that makes it kind of sneaky.

Woman: No. I mean it needs more alcohol.

Bartender: Perhaps you have a drinking problem.

- Muu-Muu's
-- Overheard by Rich

Parts is parts

Woman to friend: She had an extra liver.... I mean, an extra kidney.

- Outside cafe on Clinton Street
-- Overheard by Kristen