Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

  • It’s The Only Reason I Go To Rosedale

    Date: 2012.06.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Guy pushing stroller: (satisfied sigh)
    Lady with him: What was that?
    Guy: Just a personal tradition.
    Lady: Huh?
    Guy: I totally just crop-dusted Abercrombie and Fitch.

    Roseville, Rosedale Mall
    Overheard by Me too man.

  • Or For Anyone Within Earshot Of This Story

    Date: 2012.02.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Cashier: I love February. My birthday, Valentine’s Day…
    Customer: It’s a great month for you.
    Cashier: Sure is. It wasn’t a great month for Whitney Houston, though.

    St Paul, Target
    Overheard by smoothd.

  • We All Believe In Something

    Date: 2011.10.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Bootylicious Girl #1: Girl, I can’t believe you did that with him. You nasty.
    Bootylicious Girl #2: No, girl! I went to church twice last weekend, so it don’t count.
    Bootylicious Girl #1: Oh, well you didn’t say that. Still, that’s nasty.
    Bootylicious Girl #2: Ya, but God forgives me.

    Minneapolis, Downtown Target
    Overheard by Do The Wiggle.

  • I Brought My Own Bag

    Date: 2011.07.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Checkout Clerk: Hi! Would you like your face wrapped in plastic?

    Minneapolis, Whole Foods on Excelsior
    Overheard by sxoidmal.

  • I Don’t Follow

    Date: 2011.05.23 | Category: all | Response: 0

    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.
    Customer: Oh.

    Chanhassen, Byerly’s
    Overheard by shopper #8.

  • That’s An Important Distinction In Rogers

    Date: 2011.03.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl #1: You going to get it?
    Girl #2 coming out of dressing room with plaid shirt: No.
    Girl #1: Why not?! It’s cute!
    Girl #2: It’s a little too much farmer and not enough hipster.

    Rogers, Target
    Overheard by me.

  • Roseville Never Sleeps

    Date: 2011.02.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Fourteen year-old-girl: I feel like we’re in New York City or something.

    Roseville, The new Forever 21 in Rosedale
    Overheard by Really?

  • That’s Why I Go To Canada

    Date: 2011.01.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Teenage girl outside Chipotle with friends: It’s not like an American can make a real burrito.

    Roseville, Rosedale Mall
    Overheard by Laughing on the inside.

  • Then It Can’t Be Authentic

    Date: 2010.10.31 | Category: all | Response: 0

    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.

  • Let’s Play “Which Is Worse?”

    Date: 2010.10.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    4-year old girl, pointing to package of men’s underwear: Mom, why is his pete so thick?

    St. Louis Park, TJ Maxx
    Overheard by B.

  • It’s Open Season On The Intelligent Ones

    Date: 2010.10.01 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Thin Teenager #1: You know what sucks about having fat friends you really like?
    Thin Teenager #2: Uh uh, what?
    Thin Teenager #1: You can’t make fun of fat people anymore ’cause you feel bad for your fat friend.
    Thin Teenager #2: Oh yeah, but we can still make fun of ugly people.
    Thin Teenager #1: Yeah, ’cause all our friends are pretty. Even the fat girls, sort of.

    Roseville, Borders Bookstore, Rosedale Mall
    Overheard by skinny guy.

  • I Forgot Them At Home

    Date: 2010.09.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Female voice behind bookshelf: Okay, now, let me see your balls.

    Maple Grove, Borders Bookstore
    Overheard by Really Hoping She’s Talking About Toys…

  • Can’t Buy Love Unless It’s On A Payment Plan

    Date: 2010.09.26 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl: I really love these moccasins! I wish I could buy them.
    Boy: I could buy them for you!
    Girl: Really? You would do that for me? (eyelashes batting)
    Boy: Well yeah, I would just take it out of the $40 I owe you.
    Girl: Oh.

    Fridley, Super Target

  • The Same Thing You Told Her The Last Time This Didn’t Work

    Date: 2010.09.08 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Old Man on Cell Phone seated beside another old man at an otherwise empty table: We have three broads here and there’s only two of us. (Pause) Well what are we going to tell the third girl?

    St. Louis Park, Knollwood Mall
    Overheard by That’s one way to get him out of the house.

  • You’ll Have Better Odds With The Shirt

    Date: 2010.08.09 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Young woman, to bag boy opening her freshly purchased water using his shirt to cover the cap: That’s OK, you can just use your hands.
    Bag boy: You don’t know where my hands have been.
    Young woman: I don’t know where your shirt has been either.

    Minneapolis, Uptown Lunds
    Overheard by Funkytown?

  • Not Nearly Enough

    Date: 2010.07.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    4-year-old boy sitting in cart putting on sunglasses: Mom, do these make me look bad ass?
    Startled mother looking at pens: We don’t talk about that. Wait, where did you get that from??
    Boy: Batman. Do these look bad ass?

    Coon Rapids, Pen asile at Officemax
    Overheard by Officemax Employee.

  • No Hablo Ingles

    Date: 2010.07.15 | Category: all | Response: 1

    Frazzled White Haired Older Woman to 20 something Best Buy Employee: If I said the word “Wi-Fi” to you, would you know what that means?

    Edina, Best Buy
    Overheard by These people really exist!

  • Clear Your Schedule

    Date: 2010.07.02 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Middle-aged woman to husband: Look, honey! Beer pong!

    Minneapolis, Uptown Urban Outfitters
    Overheard by a hipster.

  • My Favorite Conflict Resolution

    Date: 2010.06.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Mom to 5-year-old son about his baby teethers: Stop putting those things all over your arms; you’re freaking people out.
    Son: You’re freaking ME out!
    Mom: We won’t be able to shop here again unless we bring these ladies some booze.

    Maple Grove, Little Feet Children’s Shoes
    Overheard by worker who would gladly accept that offer.

  • Katie Just Lost Her Appetite

    Date: 2010.06.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Grandfather to adult daughter and young granddaughter: Would you and Katie like some beans?
    Daughter: Hell yes! Me and Katie’d eat the shit out of those beans!

    St. Louis Park, Cub Foods
    Overheard by Doesn’t like beans that much.