Archive for 2008

Oh Wait– It’s Win­ter There When It’s Sum­mer Here, Right?

Young guy in of­fice to crowd: Yeah, I spent all of last sum­mer vis­it­ing Hol­land.
On­ly girl in of­fice: Re­al­ly? Oh my god, how was the fourth of Ju­ly over there?
Guy and of­fice: [si­lence].

18th Street
Den­ver, Col­orado

Over­heard by: Qui­et Chuck­ler

The Clerk Used to Work at Star­bucks

Cus­tomer: I need to get a dozen and a half, mixed.
Clerk, count­ing on her day-glo or­ange fin­ger­nails: It’d be cheap­er if you got 18.
Cus­tomer: What’s the dif­fer­ence?
Clerk: ten cents.
Smirk­ing cus­tomer: Ok, I’ll take 18.

Dunkin’ Donuts
Co­lum­bia, South Car­oli­na

Over­heard by: are u kid­ding me?

When Sea­son 5’s Lisa Peed in an Adult Di­a­per, the Show For­feit­ed Any Out­side Chance at Glam­our

Fe­male staff: Oh man, I’m so in­to “Amer­i­ca’s Next Top Mod­el.” You know that show.
Male staff: Oh yes. Good qual­i­ty pro­gram­ming.
Fe­male staff: They were hav­ing this marathon on VH1 this week­end, like the whole last sea­son all at once. I got so hooked. But I missed the last two or three episodes, so I don’t know who won it.
Male staff: That’s aw­ful. You re­al­ly don’t know? That was last sea­son.
Fe­male staff: No, I did­n’t see the last few episodes.
Male staff: You mean to tell me that you don’t know who won last sea­son’s “Amer­i­ca’s Next Top Mod­el”?
Fe­male staff: I did­n’t see the last episode?
Male staff: But you don’t rec­og­nize her from all of the glam­orous ad­ver­tise­ments and run­way shows she’s been do­ing?
Fe­male staff: Well, no, I… Oh. You’re be­ing sar­cas­tic.
Male staff: For min­utes now.

10 Med­ical Cen­ter Boule­vard
Win­ston-Salem, North Car­oli­na

She’s a Lot Less An­i­mat­ed These Days

Work­er bee #1: Hey, did you no­tice Claire* does­n’t wear that green suit thing any­more?
Work­er bee #2: No, I think she re­al­ized peo­ple were call­ing her Shrek.
Work­er bee #1: [af­ter a pause.] yeah… Yeah I can see that ac­tu­al­ly.

Civic Dri­ve
Greens­bor­ough
Aus­tralia

Over­heard by: it’s so true