Overly concerned mother on tour of Drexel campus: "Now, is that the same policy for marijuana use?"
Embarrassed daughter: "MOM!"
Overly concerned mother: "I'm just asking, honey."
Myers Hall, Drexel University
Overheard by Anonymous
Friday, November 30, 2007
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Annoyingly peppy woman: "What are you doing?"
Woman filing research paperwork: "I'm filing research paperwork".
Annoyingly peppy woman, laughing uproariously, "Oh you're so LITERAL!!"
Overheard by How was she supposed to answer???
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:12 AM
Monday, November 26, 2007
Sunday, November 25, 2007
(Intern looking for information on the internet.)
Supervisor: "Did you find it yet?"
Intern: "Not yet."
Supervisor: "Did you "google" it?"
Intern: "Yeah, but I couldn't find it."
Supervisor(yelling): "Well then, Google Harder!!!"
Overheard at Work
Overheard by Rumpleforeskin
Posted by overheardinphilly at 4:20 PM
Saturday, November 24, 2007
While out poll-monitoring for the Committee of 70:
Black Dude: "So you guys're doing community service - that's cool, maybe if I had more time I'd do some of that."
White Male Law Students: "Yeah, it's pretty cool."
Black Lady in background: "See! You boys ain't doing nothing and that's why THESE PEOPLE are still in charge!"
S 52nd and Chester Ave
Overheard by shockedlawstudent
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:30 AM
Thursday, November 22, 2007
Overseen at the University of Oslo, Norway in the Student Cafeteria on the microwave: "Please do not put metal in the microwave!"
University of Oslo
Overheard by Anonymous
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:40 AM
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Waitress: "You need a new hairstyle."
Helen: "I'll change my hair when you change your shirt...[pause]...when you take a bath."
Overheard by Lew Blum
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:49 AM
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Monday, November 19, 2007
Crazy crack whore in front of me on the train taking very loud to man seated next to her "Yeah, I'm loud. When I lived in South Philly my neighbors told me they could hear me all night long, so I told them they oughta close their fucking window. My man I had back then used to fuck me good. damn I miss that dick. It was a big motherfucker. I almost choked on it once"
Woman next to me whispers "I wish she had"
8:45 am on the patco
Overheard by Please use your indoor voice
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:24 AM
Sunday, November 18, 2007
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Friday, November 16, 2007
Too-thin blonde in overcoat: "I can't drink anything cold after the weather drops below 85 degrees...When McDonald's gets out the Shamrock Shakes, I have to drink them in my car with the heated seats on and the heat blasting. I get such a sweet tooth when it's cold...if they made hot ice cream, I'd drink it."
Starbucks, 15th & Locust
Overheard by Ms. Violet
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:01 AM
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
A college student (maybe 18 or 19) dressed as a king (long, regal robes, crown) is pushing an old drunk man in a wheelchair (not a costume) down the sidewalk. As they pass me, I hear the king say, "Where did I find you?"
39th and Spruce, Saturday Night
Overheard by scott
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:19 PM
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Random woman walking down Spruce, talking on phone: "I got that crackhead to fix my car; I could pay him in crack. I think the car is worse after he looked at it!"
48th and Spruce
Overheard by Nina
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:45 PM
Monday, November 12, 2007
(Old black lady sitting on a bench refuses to let young white male sit next to her while he waits for friend inside of coffee shop. A few minutes pass, and then she pokes him in the foot with her cane.)
Guy (irritated): "What?"
Old Lady, (singing):"When it rains, it rains for you, pretty little white girl!" (Then she yells to no-one in particular across the street): "That's for you motherfucker, like you think I don't know what is going on."
(Seconds later young attractive white girl exits coffee shop, fresh ground coffee in hand.)
"Smell it! It smells delicious, doesn't it!"
Guy looks nervously at old woman as he pulls friend away from the shop
Overheard by the guy she poked
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:22 AM
Sunday, November 11, 2007
church secretary, complaining: "Pastor Tom, he's all "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" until I do something wrong, and then he turns into your normal hateable boss."
Overheard by I'm all "The Bible Tells Me So"
Posted by overheardinphilly at 12:24 PM
Saturday, November 10, 2007
College kid 1: "They only have pepsi, so Im getting coffee."
College Kid 2: "Dude, you dont like pepsi?"
College Kid 1: "Nope-everyone knows Coke's made by Catholics and Pepsi is made by Mormons."
Great American Diner
Overheard by Harry Potter and the Posting of KeiKei
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:33 AM
Friday, November 9, 2007
Woman #1: "So, I hear Jenna Bush is getting married!"
Woman #2: "You know that ain't gonna be no dry wedding."
Woman #1: "Don't you think that sounds like a porn star name. "And the winndr for best anal sex scene goes to Jenna Bush"
Woman #2: "Shit it ought go to her father, cause he be fucking the whole country up the ass."
Woman #1: "true that" (they high-five each other)
16th and Locusts waiting for the train
Overheard by Randal
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:49 AM
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Flaming Gay #1: "So, oh my god let me tell you. He used to date my friend."
Flaming Gay #2: "No way, so dish!"
Flaming Gay #1: "My friend said he was amazing in bed. He has this tight bubble butt and my friend would lay on his back spread his legs and he would fuck him so hard his hand prints would be on his ass from holding on."
Flaming Gay #2: "I'm so horny now. The hottest thing any guy ever did to me was cum on my ass."
Flaming Gay #1: "Well you know how I fake an orgasm?"
Flaming Gay #2: "How?"
Flaming Gay #1: "I spit on the guy's back!"
Flaming Gay #2: "Ooh. hot!"
13th and Walnut
Overheard by I'm so glad I'm straight
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:17 AM
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Philly Cop #1: "Here puppy, puppy."
(to dog in window of car)
Philly Cop #2: "If that dog jumps out of the window, i will shoot it. I will shoot the fucking dog."
Girl in Car: "Roll up the window. Now."
Overheard by Anonymous
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:28 AM
Monday, November 5, 2007
Saturday, November 3, 2007
male talking to female in mall at a females' clothing store...
male: "what is with these belts, they are so huge?"
female: "yea, it's just the style."
male: "well if i were a dad this place would be great."
male: "because these belts would be great for beating my kids"
Mall (Female Clothing Store)
Overheard by histerical
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:22 AM
Couple screaming at each other at the top of their lungs.
Man: "You don't understand! I work my ass off all day and the only time I have to clip my toenails is when we're in bed!"
Woman: "That is uncalled for. I wanna snuggle"
Man: "You don't get it. I DON'T want to snuggle. I want to clip my toenails. I don't have an easy job like you where I can disappear for 1/2 hour at a time."
16th street between Market and Chestnut
Overheard by The Dept. of Sanitation
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:45 AM
Friday, November 2, 2007
Woman 1, peering into the tiny door of a maintenance crawl-space: "What a weird little place, what is this?"
Woman 2: "The duct work is in there. In fact, there are men in there right now."
Woman 1: "What a great place to keep them!"
Overheard by Jayvee
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:34 AM
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Yippie Dad: "Did you check the air conditioner today?"
Yippie Mom: "Yeah, it isn't cooling the house below 78 degrees. But I don't think it is broken. It's been running for month. I think it just needs a rest."
Little Gym - Springhouse
Overheard by Hillberg
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:32 PM