Hannah Montana fans gathered outside, near rioting: "LET US IN! LET US IN! LET US IN!"
Girl passing by: "This must've been what the French Revolution looked like. "
Overheard by Anonymous
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Angry man, after refusing to give his seat to an old lady: "Just don't touch me!"
Young woman: "Ain't nobody touching you! Nobody wanna touch you! Only thing that oughta be touching you is the blood of Jesus!"
#21 Bus northbound on Walnut St. 4:35 p.m. 1/16/2008
Overheard by Verity
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:04 PM
Teenage Black guy talking about music to teenage white guy on train
Black guy: "Who this Ella Fitzgerald people be talking about?"
White Guy: "I don't know, but she sounds Irish. She probably sings Irish music"
Broad street line
Overheard by Benjamin
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:16 AM
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Couple at the bar having a drink
Woman: "Isn't this the hotel where Joan River's husband killed himself?"
Man: "No, I think that's the Bellvue Stratford. This is the hotel where Oscar DeLahoya puts on women's underwear and poses for pictures."
The Ritz Carlton on South Broad Street
Overheard by Virginia
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:06 PM
Monday, January 28, 2008
Black guy with his friends after taking a bite of his Cinnabon roll: "Yo, this shit is just like pussy. Once I taste it once, I just need some more."
Cinnabon, King of Prussia Mall
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:45 AM
Sunday, January 27, 2008
Saturday, January 26, 2008
Friday, January 25, 2008
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
two young boys standing right in front of liberty place, in clear view of the other tallest building in the city (comcast building).
one boy says to the other: "It's only the biggest fucking building down here! So where the hell is it hiding?"
Overheard by how oblivious can you be
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:10 AM
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Conductor: "If you want to hold doors open for people, sir, get a job at a hotel where they'll pay you."
The El, City Hall
Overheard by Anonymous
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:31 AM
Monday, January 21, 2008
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Sitting Thug: "I go to church every Sunday."
Thug friend leaving: "Doesn't mean you get to be an asshole Monday through Saturday!"
Sitting Thug: " I'm all about the Christianity"
high school library
Overheard by main line convert
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:42 AM
Friday, January 18, 2008
Black woman to friend: "So, this white bitch was crazy. They put her in a padded cell and the black nurse came in and the white bitch was like: 'I need a big black dick. I mean I need a BIG black dick.' So, the nurse was like 'Girl, you was crazy when got here, but you in your damn right mind now.'"
9th and Market
Overheard by It's a myth
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:10 AM
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Helpful(?) Reader: "That cat-cancer thing sounds crazy but there is actually a feline borne virus that causes leukemia (in cats, at least). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
Overheard by Crazy neighbor, but I checked it out
Other Discarded Titles:
A Minimally Cited Wikipedia Article Is Your Proof? The Internets Are Awesome!
The First Defense Of An Overheard In Over 11 Months!
The Operative Phrase Is, "In Cats..."
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:06 AM
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
My crazy ex-roommate: "Did you know you can catch cancer from a cat?"
Me: "Huh? Cancer isn't contagious."
My crazy ex-roommate: "I swear! My friend caught cancer from her cat! She died, dude!"
our room at college
Overheard by NoH
Posted by overheardinphilly at 12:04 PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Girl #1: Sure, I want to have kids but I'm just too afraid of the whole process.
Girl #2: Oh come on, pregnancy isn't that bad.
Girl #1: Oh, it's not the pregnancy I'm afraid of. Nor the childbirth.
Girl #2: Oh? Then what's the problem?
Girl #1: I think I have peniphobia...
12th and Chestnut
Overheard by vmorgs
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:37 PM
Flaming Gay #1: "I can't help myself. I just love cock. Cock and porn. Oh My god!!!!!!"
Flaming Gay #2: "Girl, I know what you mean. I like, in love with Roman Heart, Johnny Hazzard, Matthew Rush, Erik Rhodes, Oh, all them men. I'm getting hard just thinking about it."
Flaming Gay #1: "Oh, I know I spent over $1200 in porn last year."
13th and Walnut
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:58 AM
Monday, January 14, 2008
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Saturday, January 12, 2008
a sober college kid outside a bar asked "I've been gone for a couple weeks, are the eagles still in the playoffs?"
near penn u
Overheard by here's your sign
Posted by overheardinphilly at 12:48 AM
Friday, January 11, 2008
Early-20's-looking girl working the counter at a Burger King after the people in the kitchen screwed up an order: "Once I get my manicurist license, I am through with this shit!"
Burger King, Willow Grove
Overheard by House Husband
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:40 AM
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Woman in grocery aisle: "Dang, I thought that was a BABY!" (to woman with a family-size pack of ground beef in her shopping cart)
Overheard by Not asking you to babysit. Or make burgers.
Posted by overheardinphilly at 8:04 AM
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Girl about friend: "She's really pretty, and totally cool. You'll really like her... but she has a boyfriend."
Guy: "Man... why do you hate my penis so much?"
Overheard by S.1T
Posted by overheardinphilly at 9:20 AM
Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Drunk Guy: "I think it's nice my neighbor gave me a bottle of Yards, don't you? I wanna drink it now but it's warm..."
Sober Guy: "Well put it in the freezer for a bit, it'll cool down."
Drunk Guy: "Nah that'll take too long. I've got an idea.."
(Drunk Guy leaves and comes back with a fire extinguisher and sprays it on the bottle of beer.)
Drunk Guy: "Ooo it's yellow. How pretty. Look yellow snow!"
(Drunk guy begins to spray fire extinguisher randomly, covering everyone on the porch.)
Sober Girl: "That's not "yellow snow". That's a chemical fire extinguisher you just sprayed on us. And ew...you got it on my face."
Drunk Guy: "Haha I know. It's great isn't it? Think it's safe to drink my beer now?"
Overheard by VA
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:14 AM
Monday, January 7, 2008
Saturday, January 5, 2008
Friday, January 4, 2008
Drunk old man as he gets on the bus on Jan. 2nd: "Happy New Year! [silence] I said Happy New Year!"
Drunk old man looking for a seat on the bus: "I need to sit down. I'll sit on a baby if I have to!"
Drunk old man's face as he falls out of the bus and it hits the sidewalk: "Splat!"
Despite the comedic value of this, I really hope he's alright.
NJ Transit Bus - Woodbury to Westville
Overheard by Lew Blum
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:46 PM
Thursday, January 3, 2008
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Three drunk Mummers in full costume stumbling a block behind the rest of their crew, the middle guy so wasted that he's being dragged by his two buddies.
Mummer Guy Dragging Fellow Drunk Mummer: "YO, slow the FUCK down!"
Broad & Pine, along with hundreds of other families
Overheard by So Freakin' Philly
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:03 AM