20something Girl #1: I feel more tender right now than I ever have before. I feel just like the tenderest little leg of lamb.
20something Girl #2: Ha ha, that’s funny.
Minneapolis, Midtown Greenway
Overheard by A. Johnson.
Guy #1: I think we’ve met before.
Guy #2: No, I’m pretty sure we haven’t.
Guy #1: Oh, okay. (Walks away)
Guy #2, to girlfriend: I think it’s the ginger, freckle-face thing. Once you’ve seen one, you think you’ve seen us all.
Uptown Minneapolis, House Party
Overheard by a unique-looking brunette.
Intoxicated Donald Glover fan at concert: Why is he so sexy?
Intoxicated friend of intoxicated fan: Because he is black.
Minneapolis, Varsity Theater
Overheard by This Gal!
Woman walking, talking to herself: If ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ were beagles, we’d all be princes and princesses. Of beagles.
Minneapolis, 27th & Colfax
Overheard by Dwight.
Customer in line, to cashier: What’s the deal with the 4-for-$9 on Pepsi products?
Cashier to bag boy: Hey, what’s the deal with the 4-for-$9 on Pepsi products?
Bag boy, to cashier: You buy 4 you get them for $9.
Cashier to customer: You buy 4 you get them for $9.
Overheard by shopper #8.
Kid: Mom, do we have to be good in here?
Mom, trying to hurry: Yes. We always have to be good in the library.
Mom: Because good things happen to good people.
Mom, getting frustrated: Because that’s the way things work, honey.
Kid: Is there a God?
Mom, at wit’s end: I sure hope so!
St Paul, Merriam Park Library
St. Paul cop on his car bullhorn: Ain’t no party like an east side party ’cause an east side party don’t stop. Yo, yo.
St. Paul, Stoplight at 61 and Warner Road, rush hour
Overheard by lmb.
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FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011 UNDER THE GRAND CHAPITEAU Mall Of America
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Site Opens: 7:00 PM
The Grand Chapiteau Opens: 7:30 PM
Counter Clerk: I am just sprewing knowledge, guys.
Minneapolis, Starbucks, Block E
Overheard by sxoidmal.
College girl #1: Maybe you’re the milkman’s daughter.
College girl #2: I’m lactose intolerant; I’m definitely not the milkman’s daughter.
St. Paul, Cosmic’s Coffee
Overheard by QuoteRadar.
Employee putting together orders: We’re low on everything! The one thing we’re not low on is sadness.
St. Louis Park, Panera-West End
Father to child at the goat pen at the farm: You can pet him, but don’t touch his eyeballs.
Apple Valley, Minnesota Zoo
Overheard by iwastoldtherewouldbebacon.
Mom to little kid: This is not the place to have fun.
Minneapolis, exit ramp from Target Field after the 11-1 win against Cleveland
Overheard by Happy Twins Fan.
Spoiled 6 yr old kid to frazzled mom: YOU’RE PRETTY MUCH RUINING MY LIFE!!
Overheard by Fellow shopper trying to get far far away.
Young Suburban Professional #1: Look at all these chachkies!
Young Suburban Professional #2: I love that you say chachkies!
Eden Prairie, Holiday aisle at Target
Overheard by Mustache Ranger.
20-something guy: Typical Wisconsin fans. “I can’t count! I don’t know where my seat is!”
Minneapolis, Target Field
Overheard by not a brewer fan.
College Girl to Friend: Here’s the thing about the King Tut exhibit; it’s not like actually like King Tut, it’s just like, his stuff. Dumb!
Minneapolis, Bus Route 6
20-something man #1: Do you love her?
20-something man #2: No! Well, I tell her that I love her but I don’t love her in the way that I would tell you that I love her.
20-something man #1: Huh. That’s an interesting distinction.
Uptown, Minneapolis, Bruegger’s Bagels
Middle aged man, to middle aged woman he sat next to, when he learned she wasn’t married: I would have thought a nice woman like you would have a husband. (pause) If you’d ever like to go out to Old Country sometime… they’ve got some good food.
Bloomington, Hiawatha Line
Overheard by lurker in the shadows.
Inebriated woman to her man: Don’t be swinging your thang on your way there. Walk straight to the damn store.
Minneapolis, 18 Bus