Posts Tagged ‘science museum’
9 year-old girl observing teapot on display: That’s damn small!
Mother, carelessly: Did you just say ‘damn’?
9 year-old girl, indignantly: Yes.
St. Paul, Science Museum, Titanic exhibit
Overheard by People in 1912 were tiny.
Tween girl speaking to another tween girl: My mom told me I can’t date him because he’s Turkish.
St. Paul, Science Museum
Overheard by It’s not mothers day.
From the next stall over: Don’t fall into that toilet! I need to pee in there.
Saint Paul, Science Museum
Overheard by me.
Wife to husband, in a mean tone: I am talking louder! Wait until I am done, or until you can talk as loud as I can!
Science Museum, Star Wars exhibit
Overheard by Yeah, I guess you better shape up or ship out.
Woman obviously trying to impress her boyfriend by attending exhibit: Oh, what are those things that all the kids play with? (makes swooshing motion with hand) What are they called? Lasers? Oooh, here – these! (points to collection of various characters’ lightsabers)
Science Museum Star Wars exhibit, St. Paul
Overheard by Somebody wasted some money here.
Woman: I shouldn’t have had beans for lunch.
Walking into the Science Museum
Overheard by I was thinking the same thing.
Teenage boy in the Fetus section of Body Worlds: Who would do this to babies?
Overheard by …sensitive much?
Mom: I think that I will get him his first rubik’s cube. He’d probably eat it.
Overheard by someone who doesnt eat rubik’s cubes.
Overweight woman: Do you think they would taste like chicken?
Young man with her: Yeah, but the plastic might make them extra chewy.
Body Worlds Exhibit – While looking at a plastinated body
Overheard by Longtime, now disgusted, vegetarian.
While reading about the evolution of the brain size of humans:
Woman: (snort) Evolution! That’s almost heresy!
Child: What mommy?
Woman: They think we evolved, and that’s just wrong.
Science Museum Body Worlds exhibit
Overheard by Liz Neerland.
Older girl: Look, sharks teeth!
Boy #1: Can we get some?
Older girl: What will you do with them?
Boy #2: Stab each other with them?
The Science Museum
Amused dad: Look at that! World’s largest bat.
Serious kid: It’s a pterodactyl.
Amused dad: Nope. Bat.
Science Museum lobby, by the Quetzalcoatalus fossil
Young teen boy: Just be happy I’m not buying pot.
Science Museum store
Looking at a plasticized heart at Bodyworlds exhibit.
Blonde who desperately needed a sandwich: This is what I’ve been doing for months.
Older lady with a bad perm: What, look at dead people?
Blonde: No, deal with hearts.
Older lady with a bad perm: Are you a doctor?
Blonde: No, I took a Shakespeare class this summer.
St. Paul Science Museum, Bodyworlds Exhibit
Overheard by Brunette with a brain.
Man leaving exhibit: This is making me hungry for chicken.
Body Worlds at the Science Museum
Overheard by Recently converted to vegetarianism.
Little Boy stares straight ahead at an exhibit in Body Worlds, therefore looking at a dead guy’s balls.
Little Boy: Mommy, why are all the bodies boy bodies?
Mom: I don’t know … I guess because little boys die sooner than little girls.
Boy’s eyes grow wide.
Mom continues: Boys die sooner because they take more risks, make worse choices, and don’t listen to their mothers.
Body Worlds at Science Museum
Overheard by 120 year old lady.