Overheard Everywhere http://www.overheardeverywhere.com Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:16:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 … And My Boogie Sense Is Tingling http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/001316.html Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:16:17 +0000 Dancing lady, about soca music: Do you like this music?
Five-year-old boy: No, I don’t like music… except Spider-Man music.
Dancing lady: So, you don’t dance?
Five-year-old boy: No… I only dance when I’m naked. Harbourfront, Toronto
Canadia Overheard by: Pandora

…Unlike Your Tasseled Loafers. http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/006417.html Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:09:41 +0000 Hobo: You ever model?
Cute Asian guy: Uh, no.
Hobo: You should think about it. You have nice cheekbones. But definitely go with an agency.
Cute Asian guy: Okay. (awkward pause)
Hobo: By the way, this is man-to-man. This isn't no gay shit! Chicago, Illinois

Birthday Surprise! http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/001189.html Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:02:22 +0000 Mom to little boy picking up Raid: No poisonous chemicals for you, sweetie. Not today, at least… Target
New Jersey

I'm Just Psyched to Have the Opportunity to Mock It http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/006517.html Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:58:37 +0000 Tween #1, excitedly: Oh my god! Look, it's High School Musical stuff!
Tween #2: I hate High School Musical.
Tween #1: Oh, well… so do I! Hickory Hollow Mall
Nashville, Tennessee Overheard by: i hate it too

Time Gives White People the Illusion They Understand Black People http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/003909.html Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:51:09 +0000 Professor talking about the Canterbury tales: So the friar has this gold pin he wears, he wears it under his neck to keep his hood closed . . . It's bling!
(class laughs)
Professor: I never want to hear anyone say I'm not up on the times. They had this article in Time magazine, it was an interview with a rapper, the guy's name was “fifty cents.”
(class laughs)
Professor: But I'm cool, and I know that it's not “fifty cents,” it's “fiddy.” Carleton University

So at the Very Least, She Hates Freedom. http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/007722.html Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:33:28 +0000 Woman #1: No, I don't know for sure if she's a vegetarian or not.
Woman #2: Well, she wouldn't drink coffee this morning.
Woman #3, nodding head: True, true. Colorado Springs, Colorado Overheard by: anabanana

Everything Bagels http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/000382.html Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:29:49 +0000 Blonde: You know you are involved in an illegitimate affair when your secret word for sex is ‘bagels.’ Virginia

Way to Ruin the Moment http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/004821.html Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:19:29 +0000 Middle-aged woman: My wedding ring from my first marriage has new meaning now.
Friend: What's that?
Middle-aged woman: When I lost all that weight and it didn't fit anymore, I took it as a sign to divorce the bastard and marry Jesus Christ.
Friend: Why don't you just wear it on your toe instead? http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/overheardinminneapolis/~3/455563429/that-doesnt-have-the-same-effect.html Overheard by: good lord.

You'd Be Lucky If They Were Only Rapists http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/004527.html Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:10:54 +0000 Rednecks in pickup truck, driving past bus stop: Hey, pretty girl! Want a ride?
(pretty girl waiting for bus shakes her head, truck moves on)
Pretty girl, to male companion: So, is everyone here just really friendly, or what?
Male companion: No, they're creepy. Don't talk to them. Highlandtown, Baltimore Overheard by: tourist

… Bob http://www.overheardeverywhere.com/archives/001606.html Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:03:53 +0000 Chick on cell: Okay, I feel like you would know if you waxed your inner labia… Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Overheard by: Ladle