Archive for 2006

‘Good-Enough Parenting’ Is a Fairly Elastic Concept

Coworker #1: So, your daughter’s learning to walk yet?
Coworker #2: Nah, not yet, but she can stand up, and she falls down the stairs real good.
Coworker #1: What?
Coworker #2: Yeah, she did that last night. Scared me real good.
Coworker #1: Eh, don’t worry. Once, I dropped mine from a good height. About three or four feet. I didn’t worry, ’cause she started laughing.

Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC

Overheard by: scared of having children

A Whacking Good Reason

Female customer #1: They have lotion in the women’s bathroom that is phenomenal.
Female customer #2: There was a line for the women’s room, so the owner let me use the men’s room when nobody was in it. They didn’t have any lotion in there.
Man: There’s probably a good reason for that.

3520 Erie Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio

Overheard by: Please tell me you washed your hands