Thursday, July 31, 2008

Honor thy parents?

Overheard in a public restroom:
“I don’t just know why no one ever flushes.”
Teenage Daughter: “Oh just shut up.”

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Not a jock

Middle school girl: "The only reason I put on the glove when I was in the outfield was to hide my face from the ball, and to keep the sun out of my eyes. And it smelled gross."

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Growing up

A pair of baby boomers: "Remember when times were lean we used to bring home toilet paper from school or work to try and save money? Now that we're older I'm tempted to bring toilet paper from home, the stuff they use at work is too cheap and scratchy."

Monday, July 28, 2008

A sad fate

Female student: "And every night after work? I came home with at least two dozen donuts? Cause otherwise they would have thrown them all away?"

Sunday, July 27, 2008

and the rest of the story?

Two women chatting: "...and I told him it was just a girl's night out..."

Saturday, July 26, 2008

All that really matters

An older woman at Salvation Army talking with her coworker: "Just a good smile, that's what matters. I don't care the color, as long as he has a good smile."

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

More out-of-Ithaca experiences

Still on vacation, heard in a dollar store by an excited tourist: "If I lived here I'd buy everything here."

Sunday, July 20, 2008

good advice

Overheard is on vacation, so this was heard somewhere else but we thought we'd share it with you anyway.
Young man in a sleazy part of town: "I'd never get a tattoo at a place that sells bongs."

Monday, July 14, 2008

Overheard at the 1st annual Ithaca Scottish Games

An artist talking about painting: "It's like singing, but with color."
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Sunday, July 13, 2008

Not overheard, but a love poem

From Missed Connections in Craig's List -Ithaca, at Target: "I don't know if you were looking at me in disgust, trying to figure out why I'm so goofy or checking me out, but i think you're very attractive 10 items or less girl and I'd like to see you again sometime..."

Thursday, July 10, 2008


Young girl with "outie" navel: "My belly button is always high."

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Overheard in Ron Don's Pub in Trumansburg

Woman eating dinner with little girl, asks waiter: "There are no tomatoes, do you not put tomatoes on your salads?"
Waiter to woman: "I don't make the salad"
Later when paying the bill the waiter says: "I don't, I don't make the salads!"

Monday, July 7, 2008

Us too

Overheard in Target: “I’m so sick of Hannah Montana. I was over her before I even liked her.”