Posts Tagged ‘holidays’
20-something woman customer: Do you have any nun costumes?
50-something woman employee: Yes, right over here. Oh, they aren’t sexy, though.
St Paul, Twin Cities Magic and Costume Shop
Overheard by smooth d.
Five-year-old girl to Mom: Is Valentine’s Day when the Easter Bunny comes?
Maple Grove, Target Valentine’s Section
Overheard by Dreaded girl.
Teenage Girl talking to her friend about New Years Eve plans: I don’t want to get dressed-dressed up because I’m just going to get drunk anyway.
Roseville, Rosedale Center, Macy’s junior department
Overheard by stay classy.
Bus driver on Christmas Eve: I had to call Brian McKnight and tell him to stop playin’ that song “Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow” cuz that man be from LA or Miami, which it never snows. And us folk up here in MN don’t wanna hear it no more!
North Minneapolis, 14 bus
Overheard by Captain.
Guy #1: I swear it’s here. (grabs snowglobe with a nativity scene) It is! It’s the one with two babies in it!
Guy #2: Does that one have two babies in it? (looks carefully)
Guy#1: It does! (tucks it under his arm and takes it to the counter)
Minneapolis, Macy’s Christmas Store
Overheard by Santa.
Employee #1: So, the radio says we should make alternate plans for the holiday because of the storm.
Employee #2: That’s just great, I don’t even know what my plans are yet and I already have to change them?
Minneapolis, Abbott Hospital- 5th floor West
Overheard by Jason Blumenthal.
Wife interrupting her husband while he was suggesting a gift idea: NO, NO, you’re being stupid!
Apple Valley, Target
Overheard by TheirTwoChildren.
7 year old girl, singing: Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg…
Teenage girl: Oh really? I didn’t even know!
7 year old girl: Hey, HEY! Don’t sass me like that.
Minneapolis, bus stop near Tyler St.
Overheard by i see who wears the pants in that relationship.
Bus driver: Gotta move to the back, gotta move to the back. A lotta room back there. Santa Claus back there. A lotta gifts.
Overheard by lmb.
U of M employee during white elephant gift exchange: OH MY GOD! Peggy* got a Snuggie!!
St. Paul, U of M administrative holiday party
Overheard by guest.
Girl #1: I don’t get it; what’s a bunny have to do with Jesus rising or whatever?
Girl #2: (sarcastically) It’s the Easter bunny because Jesus was carrying a rabbit when he ascended.
Girl #1: Oh, really? That totally makes sense!
Girl #2: (in disbelief) Yes. And we color eggs because… the rabbit hatched from an egg.
Girl #1: No way! God, you’re so smart.
Girl #2: And you’re an idiot.
Eagan, St. John Neumann Catholic Church
Overheard by at least you’re trying.
Girl #1 in elevator to her friend: Do you even know what Easter is about?
Girl #2 in elevator: No. You know, I should. I was raised Catholic. I think.
U of M
Overheard by Way to go priests.
Woman watching St. Patrick’s Day parade: Why is there a parade? I thought St. Patrick’s Day was for drinking!
Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall
Overheard by helopookie.
Girl Talking to Friends: My New Year’s Eve sucked; I had to spend it with my family at the cabin and my mom was all hostile towards me all night because I left a root beer in the car.
Plymouth, Wayzata Highschool
Overheard by Better Root Beer than just Beer.
Roommate #1: What did you get for Christmas?
Roommate #2: I got a ticket for a boat cruise on Lake Minnetonka.
Roommate #1: Really?! Can you go in the winter?!
St. Paul, St. Thomas
Overheard by The smartest Roomie.
Girlfriend: I NEVER clog the toilet.
Boyfriend: Oh yeah, what about that time after Subway?
10 year old bystander: Talk about a 5 dollar footlong.
Slayton, Christmas Party
Overheard by Heh.
60ish man to his adult daughter while listening to music: Ooh! Is this Ella Fitzgerald?
Daughter: Uh no, it’s Rod Stewart.
Minneapolis, a Christmas party
Overheard by I didn’t know Ella wrote “Maggie Mae”!
Woman, talking to two balding brothers: It’s so weird how you both… um…
Brother: Have different balding patterns?
Blooming Prairie, Christmas Party
Overheard by a.lil.
Bitter salesgirl, muttering while a song plays “Christmas is the best time of the year…” on Black Friday: Whoever wrote this song never worked retail.
Edina, Southdale Macy’s
Overheard by i wouldnt have christmas cheer in your position either!