Archive for 2008

The Flash Bubble Game Is My Gateway to High Achievement

Rep #1: Where is the Ford script?
Copywriter, playing flash bubble game: I am working on it right now.
[one minute later]Rep #2: Where is the taxi script?
Copywriter, playing flash bubble game: I am working on it right now.
[less than a minute later]Rep #3: Where is the restaurant chain script?
Copywriter, playing flash bubble game: I am working on it right now.
Rep #3: At least turn the volume down dude…

Robertson Street
Fortitude Valley
Australia

H.P. Lovecraft’s Cafeteria of the Morbidly Obese Changed It -Quickly

Little girl: We’re going to the three floor.
Mom: The third floor.
Little girl: Third floor. Mommy, what’s on the third floor?
Mom: The cafeteria. I’m gonna see if they can get you a salad instead of the crap you eat.
[doors open, they get off and start walking away.]Little girl: I eat chocolate two times every day, and there’s nothing you can do to change that.

Avenue of the Americas
New York City, New York

Overheard by: Duncan

The Tendrils That Escape My Bikini Are Just Advertising

Female employee #1: I thought the least I could do to get ready for my cruise is getting a pedicure.
Female employee #2: Are you going to a bikini wax too?
Female employee #1: No, getting a pedicure is already almost too girly for me.
Female employee #2: C’mon Andrea*, once you have it done, you will be amazed at how neat and pretty it can be down there.
Female employee #1: No way! I like to be “all natural,” including down there if you know what I mean.

Houston, Texas

Overheard by: Em-bare-ssed