Friday, May 23, 2008

Shock and awe

On Bus:
- "Did you see that lady? She was breastfeeding her son!"
- "You're kidding!"

Sunday, May 18, 2008

In the movie theater

Man to companion:"I hope there's a really loud part in the movie where I can blow my nose."

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Two women walking on the Commons: "If you want something Obama-ish we can go to Autumn Leaves."

Friday, May 16, 2008

From the greater Ithaca area

Heard at Long Point on Seneca Lake, guy talking on his cellphone: "Yeah, he would love it here, the lake is huge, I mean huge, man!"

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Neither do we

Young woman to another young woman: "I never know what I'm going to do until I've gone ahead and done it."

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

New uses...

At Short Stop Deli, one woman to another woman with a cell phone tucked between her breasts: "That's your cellphone case?"
Other woman: "Why not, they're big enough aren't they?"

Monday, May 12, 2008

Also at the toy store

Dad: "Yup, you can buy this with your money."
Little, little girl: "But I don't want to buy it with my money, I want you to buy it with your money."

At Alphabet Soup

A boy showing his father two toys: "Which one do you think is better?"
Father: "I think they're both ugly."
Boy: "Shut up, it's Mother's Day not Father's Day. Now pick one and stop being a poop."

Sunday, May 11, 2008

We hope it's a dog

Overheard at Borders: Woman (fondly, showing other woman a photo on her phone): Fifty-five pounds! Can you believe it? And he’s only seven months old!

Saturday, May 10, 2008


At P & C, two women getting out of a car: "How can she be pregnant if she's having her period?"

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

All in perspective

Dude with long hair, on skateboard, talking on cellphone: "Money ain't the thang, it's just paper, just green paper, it doesn't make the world go round."

Monday, May 5, 2008


Overheard: "I'm reading a history of zero, it's more interesting than you might think."