In an Abstruse Theological Way That Requires Nothing of Us
Mid-30s casual man to woman: Obama is our modern-day political Jesus Christ. He will save us. via Overheard Everywhere, Jun 16, 2008
(That one's for you, Kate! I know you love Overheards! ;)
Smart Money Says the Cheat Sheet Was One Off
Student teacher: Guys! Seriously! Was the Underground Railroad an actual train?
7th graders: No.
Student teacher: Then why did you all circle "true" for number 8: "The Underground Railroad ran on coal"?
--University Neighborhood Middle School
via Overheard in New York, Jun 12, 2008
And a Nazi Wouldn't Hail a Cab Of Color
Little tourist boy: Mommy! Look, that lady is a Nazi!
Frazzled tourist mom: What? Oh... Honey, that nice lady is hailing a cab, not Hitler.
via Overheard in New York, Jun 14, 2008
Not Knowing CSI Has No Secret Agents
Kid #1, sharing iPod with kid #2: Hey, it's the CSI song!
Kid #2: (laughs) Yeah.
Kid #1: It's like we're secret agents!
Kid #2: (laughs) No.
Kid #1: Yeah! It is.
Kid #2: No... It's like, we're stoners on the subway listening to The Who.
via Overheard in New York, Jun 16, 2008
Aww, Look at Its Little Fuzzy Valtrex
Girl, observing a display of plush microbes: I want herpes! I think it's so cute!
via Overheard Everywhere, Jun 15, 2008