Black guy to white guy: "Hey man, I ain't racist -- you want some weed as long as you ain't a cop?"
Broad Street, late Saturday night
Overheard by Wedgie Right
Thursday, September 29, 2005
Sunday, September 25, 2005
Crazy old lady with missing teeth, to bystander: "Can I have fifty cents? All I have is 2 pennies. I went shopping, man, and I bought everything! But now I got no money. I have 12 cats, all black!"
Salt & Pepper Deli, 47th & Chester Ave
Overheard by Babs
Posted by overheardinphilly at 5:27 PM
Friday, September 23, 2005
Thursday, September 22, 2005
Customer: "I'd like a small cone of chocolate ice cream, please."
Counter person: "OK. Cone or cup?"
Counter person: "What size?"
Counter person: "What kind of ice cream?"
Ice cream store, Center City
Eavesdropped by Ted Adams
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:39 PM
Crazy guy, to a girl in her twenties reading Lolita: "Are those your legs on the cover?"
Girl: "No, she's supposed to be 12, and I'm...not."
Crazy guy: "So that's not you?"
Girl: "Nope, sorry."
Crazy guy: "You know the devil wrote that book."
Market East Station
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:37 PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Girl in slippers with holes, who had just put down two large overstuffed backpacks at a booth, standing in front of a cooler filled with bottles of soda: "You don't sell cans of soda?
Girl: Sighs, walks back over to two overstuffed bags, loads them back on to her shoulder, and storms out of the restaurant
Zio's Pizza, 13th between Chestnut and Sansom
Overheard by Ed
Posted by overheardinphilly at 4:08 PM
Monday, September 19, 2005
Twentysomething male #1: "Man, you ain't go to no college."
Twentysomething male #2: "Yes I did."
Male #1: "Yeah, the college of no knowledge." (laughing)
Male #2: "Man, shut yo' shit. Omma get me a bluefish hoagie when we get back to the 'hood."
Bus ride coming back from Penn State
Overheard by Vincent Van Dog
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:22 PM
Friday, September 16, 2005
Thursday, September 15, 2005
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Chunky 14-year-old (boy): "I need some alone time."
Chunkier 14-year-old (girl): "Why you need some alone time? You need some alone time so yo can shave yo ass! Yo ass got more hair on it than ya head. You need to shaaaaaaaaaaave that Azzzzzzzzzzzzz!"
Orange line between Girard and Susquehanna
Overheard by Crazy Carl
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:20 PM
Monday, September 12, 2005
Sunday, September 11, 2005
Monday, September 5, 2005
Man yelling to another man across the street: "Yo, when that new TastyKake comes out I'm a be all over that shit!!"
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:12 AM
Thursday, September 1, 2005
Loser guy (to no one in particular): "You know, apparently there's a Harry Potter summer camp. And I thought the Klingon Language Institute summer camp was bad."
Fat blonde: "I used to date a guy who was fluent in Klingon."
Office of a prestigious Philly law firm
Overheard by LilB
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:57 AM