Posts Tagged ‘st paul’
Girl: What do you know about Hmong culture?
Girl #2: I saw Gran Torino.
Saint Paul (seriously), Macalester College
Overheard by Sarah.
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%.
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.
Kid: Mom, do we have to be good in here?
Mom, trying to hurry: Yes. We always have to be good in the library.
Mom: Because good things happen to good people.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coworker: You should have seen my butt on Friday.
Saint Paul, Ramsey County Courthouse
Overheard by I wish I had.