Save-the-Children Guy: "Excuse me, ma'am? I'm a black man..."
15th and Market
Overheard by Well, he hasn't lied yet...
Monday, April 30, 2007
drunk girl: "have you ever eaten asshole??"
drunk guy: "Yeah ocationally..."
(drunk girl puts a glob of mayo on drunk guy,s plate)
drunk guy: "what the fuck i hate Mayo"
drunk girl screams: "You'll eat asshole but not mayo!!"
NE philly Diner at 3:00 AM
Overheard by Anonymous
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:58 AM
Sunday, April 29, 2007
Woman talking to man walking down the street: "Ain't no way he's straight! Dude had a motherfu**in mood ring! Ain't no straight motherfu**er wear a mood ring! He tried to tell me he's straight... motherfu**er ain't straight."
Chicago, State Street
Overheard by JHo
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:09 AM
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Friday, April 27, 2007
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
SEPTA conductor not looking very official wearing trenchcoat and baseball hat and is LIRR massacare gunman Colin Ferguson's doppelganger: "Ticket."
Pissed off white New Yorker who was reading a New York tabloid newspaper and listenng to iPod: "I showed you my ticket." (Proceeds to show ticket again while holding it in a way to give the conductor the finger.)
Ferguson: "If you weren't listening to your headphones you would have heard me."
New Yorker: "If this was a real railroad you would have used a seat check and you would be wearing a real uniform."
Ferguson: "This isn't a real railroad."
Evening rush hour train to Chestnut Hill
Overheard by Anonymous
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:04 PM
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Save the Children guy: "Sir, can I ask you a question?"
Guy: "let me ask you a question. Are you in a cult? Seriously. you people stand out here all hours of the day in all kinds of weather! Is this a cult?"
Save the Children guy: (Ignores guy and proceeds asking other people more a moment of their time)
Broad & Chestnut
Overheard by Overheard (but not the REAL Overheard)
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:58 AM
Monday, April 23, 2007
Guy at a Chinatown Bus Station to an asian-looking girl: "Yo, you know Chinese, ask them when is the bus coming?"
Girl: "I am not Chinese, I speak Russian."
Guy: "You kidding me! You are not Russian!"
Girl: "I am from Kazakhstan."
Girl: "Kazakhstan. The country where Borat is from."
Guy: "You mean that's a real place?!?!?!"
Chinatown Bus Station, 11th and Filbert
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:53 PM
sorority pledge: "so the other night, the sisters made us watch porn. and then, we had to turn our panties in to them so they could see who got the most turned on."
[and no, i did not hear how this young lady ranked.]
Overheard by sweet pea
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:25 AM
Saturday, April 21, 2007
Friday, April 20, 2007
School group of very tiny kids in American Decorative Arts (silver and china) at the Art Museum - one tiny voice pipes up excitedly: "It looks just like Macy's!!"
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Overheard by jayvee
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:49 AM
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Guy on Cellphone: "You have to stick your thumb in its bottom to figure out what you have, dude!"
*unintelligeble, but LOUD response from person on other end of the call*
Cellphone Guy: "I'm talking about CHOCOLATES, man. Not chicks!"
Overheard by CrankyProf
Posted by overheardinphilly at 3:34 PM
Monday, April 16, 2007
Cute little boy: "Is anyone from China gonna be at our family reunion, Mom?"
Cute little boy: "Like maybe my cousin could be from China and know Chinese?"
Mom: "Could be"
Cute little boy: "Good... maybe she could teach me some more Chinese... cos all I know is Uno, Dos, Tres..."
Overheard by lllolololololol
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:18 AM
Sunday, April 15, 2007
Saturday, April 14, 2007
[old man with cool jeff cap exits 711]
dreadlocked crackhead: "Hey pops you got couples dollars i'm tryna get the bus??"
[old man mumbles and proceeds to his car]
dreadlocked crackhead: "SPEAK UP WHEN I'M TALKIN' TO YOU!"
old man: "Speak up? I'll speak up. Fuck you. F-u-c-k you."
dreadlocked crackhead: "I LIKE THAT POPS I LIKE THAT, THATS WHAT IM TALKIN' ABOUT!"
22nd @ Lombard - outside 711
Overheard by shouldabeenonfilm
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:27 AM
Friday, April 13, 2007
Girl on cell: "Well, the worst thing that could happen is like, I am in my second year and like, I am all visible and they figure I am cheating. And, like, they kick me out of school and I have to pay everything back. ... Yeah, well, whatever."
Penn Graduate Student Center
Overheard by Would like to catch you
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:17 AM
Thursday, April 12, 2007
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Monday, April 9, 2007
Sunday, April 8, 2007
Guy 1: "What really pisses me off is how our tax dollars pay for such stupid shit!"
Guy 2: "Oh yeah?"
Guy 1: "Like Presidental libraries. Building George W. Bush a presidental library would be the biggest oxymoran ever!"
Guy 2: "Yeah, it would have 1 book. 'My pet goat'"
Guy 1: "Hell, if we are going to build anything with his name on it, it oughta be something like a bar or shooting range."
16th and Walnut
Overheard by Me
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:14 AM
Saturday, April 7, 2007
Friday, April 6, 2007
Black girl with braces tongue kissing her boyfriend.
Boyfriend: "Damn bitch! you braces just knicked my lip!"
Girl: "Well, I don't hear you complaining they be knicking yo' dick when I be suckin' you off!"
Boyfriend: "Damn bitch! you is hot!"
Enroute to Jersey on the Patco
Overheard by Ouch!!!!
Posted by overheardinphilly at 5:09 PM
Black guy in car at stoplight: "Hey mama! Yo!"
Starbucks Barista: What?!
Black guy: (pause) "Uh, I didn't expect you to respond..."
Barista: "Are you gonna go? The light's green..."
Black guy: "Have a nice day..."
Starbucks at 9th and South
Overheard by UArts ATA
Posted by overheardinphilly at 11:43 AM
Thursday, April 5, 2007
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Monday, April 2, 2007
compassionate girl: (points to the Heritage For The Blind poster)
"Man, that kid is ugly! If I looked like that I'd want you to kill me."
(a few minutes later)
compassionate girl: "You know, I'm thinking about going to school to be a nurse."
Overheard by mtsbspidey
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:50 PM
Guy #1 at urinal: "That bitch is out of control."
Guy #2 at urinal: "Yeah, she's all kinds of fucked up. She needs to chill."
Guy #1: "She needs to fuckin simmer. Simmer and sautee."
Bathroom at the Public House
Overheard by teamcinnamon
Posted by overheardinphilly at 11:12 AM
Sunday, April 1, 2007
Huge Angry Guy On Cell Phone: "OMAR! OMAR! TURN DOWN YO FUCKIN RADIO, MAN, YOU BEST NOT BE PLAYIN GAMES WITH ME, OMAR--TURN DOWN YO FUCKIN RADIO, MAN. WHEN YOU GET BACK HERE, I'M GONNA FUCK YOU SO HARD RIGHT IN YOUR FUCKIN MOUTH, MOTHERFUCKER!"
3rd and Washington
Overheard by glad i'm not omar
Posted by overheardinphilly at 11:20 AM