Posts Tagged ‘st paul’

  • Ready For The Real World

    Date: 2012.06.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl: What do you know about Hmong culture?
    Girl #2: I saw Gran Torino.

    Saint Paul (seriously), Macalester College
    Overheard by Sarah.

  • 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%.

  • 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.

  • There’s One Way To Find Out

    Date: 2011.05.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Kid: Mom, do we have to be good in here?
    Mom, trying to hurry: Yes. We always have to be good in the library.
    Kid: Why?
    Mom: Because good things happen to good people.
    Kid: Why?
    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

  • Until Everyone’s Been Arrested

    Date: 2011.05.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    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.

  • Science

    Date: 2011.05.09 | Category: all | Response: 0

    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.

  • St Paul’s Newest Slogan

    Date: 2011.03.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    One guy talking to another guy: Even though I’m hated everywhere I go, I gotta admit this is a pretty nice city.

    St. Paul, 62 – bus
    Overheard by LAH.

  • Embrace Who You Is

    Date: 2011.02.19 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman to Man: You coulda been a lot of shit, Dawg. Truth is, you is who you is.

    Bus in St. Paul, 62-bus, about half way back
    Overheard by LAH, found it quite profound.

  • That Photo Is Being Saved For Dinner

    Date: 2011.01.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman at a table of six at lunchtime: You can’t even see her cervix in that picture anyway, so who cares?!

    St. Paul, Costello’s Bar, Sebly Avenue
    Overheard by Darcie.

  • Or When You’re The Mayor On Foursquare

    Date: 2010.12.20 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Kid talking to his friends: Man, when you walk into Burger King and they already be knowin’ what you be wantin’, that’s when you gotta step back and say to yourself, “Whoah, man, maybe it’s time to slow down.”
    Friend: Yeah, man.

    Saint Paul, High school lunch table

  • 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

  • It Works On TV

    Date: 2010.11.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman at other table talking about her ex: He’s only a four but thinks he has a shot with a nine.

    St Paul, The Nook
    Overheard by Jason.

  • When Nothing Else Works

    Date: 2010.11.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Mom, to child: God saw you giving me a hard time. [pause] And Santa, too.

    St Paul, Near Macalester
    Overheard by Now we know who is really in charge.

  • 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.

  • Maybe You Should Wait In The Car

    Date: 2010.11.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Middle-aged woman #1: Do they still have that one coach, you know the kind of Jethro-looking one?
    Middle-aged woman #2: Who??? I don’t know. (as she leans forward and scans the field)
    Middle-aged woman #1: You know, the stockier guy. He kind of looks like Mike Tice.
    Middle-aged woman #2: Oh, so he’s black???

    St. Paul, CDH Homecoming football game @ University of St. Thomas
    Overheard by Knows which Mike Tice she was referring to.

  • 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.

  • The Ignorant

    Date: 2010.10.25 | Category: all | Response: 2

    Lady on her cell: She’s a devout Christian but she’s married to a Hindu. Wait, Muslim. Wait, who bombed us again? Who are the ones we hate?

    St Paul, Downtown
    Overheard by and that’s why i want to move out of this country.

  • Try It Sober

    Date: 2010.10.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Heavily intoxicated man to another heavily intoxicated man: I just think texting is kind of… douchey.

    St. Paul, Dale Ave, outside Sweeney’s
    Overheard by Sounds like they had fun.

  • A Little More To The Left

    Date: 2010.09.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    60-something year old woman to friend: Want to know something I find interesting?! Ireland does not exist! Everybody says that Ireland exists but you can’t find it on a map anywhere with Wales and Scotland. Plus, do you know anybody who has actually BEEN there?

    St. Paul, Panera
    Overheard by I’M Irish… and poking holes in your theory.

  • It’s The Only Day It Comes Alive

    Date: 2010.08.25 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Coworker: You should have seen my butt on Friday.

    Saint Paul, Ramsey County Courthouse
    Overheard by I wish I had.