Archive for 2007

And Leap Weeks

Bimbette: Twenty days — that’s, like, five weeks, right?
Patient peon: No.
Bimbette: I mean, business days.
Patient peon: … No.

Mercer Street
Seattle, Washington

Overheard by: choking on giggles

Your Grandma Always Was a Character

Policewoman: Right. So then I had to search her, and I found a crack pipe shoved somewhere that a crack pipe should never be shoved. So I entered it in the log, and then I threw it into the garbage. Then she said, ‘No, you can’t throw it out. That’s my best one! I’ll never get another one like it!’
Mother: Oh my god, honey, how nasty! I don’t like you working in situations like this.
Policewoman: Well, but my point is this: of course she’ll get it back. Soon as I release her, she’ll just go digging in the trash and find it, and shove it right back where I found it.

Belmont Avenue and Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois

Why Professors Drink.

Professor: So, what did you think of the reading?
Student: Well, when I read the first part, I was like, ‘Dang!’
Professor: Um…
Student: And when I read the last part, I was like, ‘Dang! I mean, dang!’

University of North Texas
Denton, Texas