Archive for the ‘Gender issues’ Category

We're Hoping for a Muppet Baby

Middle aged female client: You aren't going to find out the sex? How are you going to know what color to paint the nursery or what kind of baby clothes to get?
Pregnant 30-something hair stylist: Oh, please, like it matters what colors I choose. People aren't going to be wondering if it's a girl or a boy, anyway; they're going to wonder if it's an animal or a baby. http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/overheardinminneapolis/~3/366035301/dear-penthouse.html Overheard by: jenc17

Game, Set, Match

Flat-chested girl (grabbing box of energy bars): Here, get some of these for tomorrow.
Guy: I don't know. Um… it says here that they're for girls.
Flat-chested girl: Yeah, let's get them.
Guy: But… Huh, well, haha, they're not going to make me grow tits, are they?
Flat-chested girl, staring: Hasn't worked for me.
Guy (putting box in carriage): Hm-mmm. Safeway
Colorado Springs, Colorado