Posts Tagged ‘higher education’

  • You’ll Need That Kind Of Creative Thinking

    Date: 2012.04.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    University of St. Thomas girl on her cell phone: …And my mom was trying to convience me to apply for a job at Cub Foods, and I was like ‘Ughh, no!’ I mean, seriously, I would rather, like, eat my own toenails than work at Cub Foods.

    Saint Paul, University of St. Thomas
    Overheard by Unemployment at 9%.

  • A Better Idea Than Green Beer

    Date: 2011.03.17 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Nerdy girl to another nerdy girl: Yeah, but I’m not Irish, I’m Russian, so I was thinking of making a shirt that says “In Soviet Russia, Blarney Stone kiss you!”

    Minneapolis, MCAD skyway
    Overheard by I’m Neither.

  • Being Sober And Lost In The Woods

    Date: 2011.02.13 | Category: all | Response: 1

    Guy with a messenger bag: I mean, it doesn’t get much worse than being drunk and lost in the woods.

    Duluth, Hallway of University of Minnesota-€”Duluth
    Overheard by Robert.

  • They Would Wear You

    Date: 2010.12.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Young Man #1: Dude, what are you doing today?
    Young Man #2: Well, I want to get some Chuck Norris’!
    Young Man #1: You mean Chuck Taylor’s?
    Young Man #2: Um, yes, I don’t know why I said that.
    Young Man #1: Well, those would be shoes with a beard.

    St. Paul, Concordia University

  • And In Life

    Date: 2010.11.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Dorky graduate student to another: I had played Pokémon in Japanese for a couple of years beforehand so I had a head start in the class.

    St. Paul, OSS, University of St. Thomas
    Overheard by Still counting the dork factor.

  • You Like This

    Date: 2010.04.08 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl on cellphone: Yeah, I may need your help with the farm. My Farmville farm. (pause) I know how to play Farmville, I just like the way you do it better.

    Bloomington, Normandale
    Overheard by Farmville boycotted.

  • Rebellion On A Tight Budget

    Date: 2010.04.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Art student: That’s the rebel in me. Shoes without holes? No thanks. AND I’m wearing dress socks. So take that, society.

    Northwestern College, Roseville
    Overheard by Society must be reeling.

  • It’s Cheap And Only Some Of Your Hair Falls Out

    Date: 2010.03.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Excited girl to friend: You should totally try my water and yogurt diet!!!!

    Minneapolis Community and Technical College
    Overheard by Malnutrition is bad right?

  • Finally Someone Understands

    Date: 2010.03.27 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl, waiting for elevator, to friend: So, that’s what it would be like to be a tyrannosaurus.

    Minneapolis College of Art & Design

  • It’s Probably Worth The Effort

    Date: 2010.03.17 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Student #2: I don’t have your number.
    Student #1: WELL, FIND IT.

    Minneapolis, Minneapolis College of Art & Design

  • I Can Only Think Of Four

    Date: 2010.02.09 | Category: all | Response: 2

    Guy: Name five ways a human is better than a chicken. You can’t do it!

    Northfield, a pious college on a hill
    Overheard by apparently the equivalent of a chicken.

  • Now I Just Have To Work On My Body

    Date: 2010.02.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Freshman guy: You’d be surprised; my pants are surprisingly flexible.

    Roseville, Northwestern College
    Overheard by All that Yoga’s finally paid off.

  • New CPR Techniques

    Date: 2010.02.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl to Bro: So I told her, “Excuse me?! I’ve been a lifeguard! I’ve had to go from ‘Chugga-chugga-choo-choo,’ to ‘Chugga-chugga-boom-boom!’”

    Saint Paul, Brady Hall
    Overheard by What does that even mean?!

  • Nobody Likes A Braggart

    Date: 2009.12.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Man walking by classroom on phone: I’ve done it all over, even out of state.

    St. Paul, Concordia St. Paul Classroom
    Overheard by I’m intriguied by your experience.

  • Just Hold Off Until After Dinner

    Date: 2009.12.10 | Category: all | Response: 0

    College guy to other college guy: You could poop your pants tonight and she’d still want to date you.

    Arden Hills, Arden Hall, Northwestern College
    Overheard by She’s very maternal like that.


    Date: 2009.12.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Freshman bottle blonde to her friends: And we could live together next year and, like, be, like… the blonde trio!!!
    Friends with the exact same hair color: OH MAH GAWD, THAT’S SO AWESOME!

    Arden Hills, Bethel University
    Overheard by mines naturally that color.

  • This One?

    Date: 2009.12.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Man #1: Booze. Where’d you get it?
    Man #2: From the booze store.

    Inver Grove Heights, Inver Hills Community College
    Overheard by truly a terrific store.

  • The Mystery Is Half The Fun

    Date: 2009.11.25 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Professor, to student about possible reasons they might not have been feeling well: When you pickle something, you just never know.

    Roseville, Northwestern College
    Overheard by I am now wary of the sauerkraut.

  • Rambo Could Never Make This Coat Work

    Date: 2009.11.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    College guy: Boy George makes Elton John look like Rambo.

    Roseville, Northwestern College
    Overheard by And Capote is Rocky?

  • A Baby That Drives A Harley

    Date: 2009.11.17 | Category: all | Response: 0

    College Freshman: If you’re attracting a wife because you have a Harley, she probably already has a baby.

    Arden Hills, Arden Hall, Northwestern College
    Overheard by There goes that mid-life crisis idea.