Sunday, September 26, 2010

fair warning

Not overheard, but...sign at Ithaca Guitarworks:

"Unattended children will be given an espresso and a free puppy."

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Not like the real ones in the store

Overheard at Littletree Orchards.
Man, with an empty apple picking bag: "But there's mold and they're dirty."

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Too much information?

Not overheard, but....
Bumperstickers on a car in Collegetown:
Morally Flexible
I'm not wearing any pants

Thursday, September 16, 2010

No, you tell me

Not overheard, but....

Student project:
Lab Report 2 - What have I done?

Older and wiser

Heard at daycare.
Boy: "I don't like thunder, it scares me! I'm afraid of ghosts too."
Girl: "There's no such things as ghosts. Well... there used to be ghosts, a long time ago. But there aren't anymore. They're extinct!"
Boy: "What does that mean?"
Girl: "They all died, like the dinosaurs."

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Easy in, not easy out

In the halls:
Girl: "Yeah, so anyway TC3 has an acceptance rate of like 106%."
Other girl: "Yeah, and a graduation rate of 27%."
Girl: "Really? That explains why there are kids in my class taking it for the fourth time."

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Overheard in Dryden

Woman: "The first time I got a full time job I swore I would never milk another cow."