Guy approaches me as I'm picking up my dog's crap:" It's really dangerous around here...Have a nice day."
Then he walks away.
Elkins Park, where it is not dangerous...
Overheard by Claire
Monday, August 30, 2010
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Guy trying to get past another as both were walking out the door of restaurant.
Guy 1: "excuse me.. can I.. excuse.. can.." (then just pushes past the other guy carrying takeout literally like 2 feet from the door)
Guy 2: "what? OH am I walking too slow for you?? ...DICKHEAD!!! Yeah you heard me you DICKHEAD!!"
Overheard by S.1T i.e. Scottie Onetime
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:21 AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Old white walmart "greeter": ::Singing something vaguely Sinatra-like::
Young black walmart employee: "Would ya turn off the fuckin' juke box already? Good lord, give the man a new pacemaker and he feels the need to serenade is."
Overheard by Currrly
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:19 AM
Monday, August 23, 2010
Girl: "Where's your friend?"
Guy: "Oh, I had to ditch her."
Guy: "She said she found God. I'm really getting sick of this. I'm losing friends to mortgages and babies and weddings, and now I'm losing friends to God."
Center City, 18th and Market
Overheard by havennotfoundgod
Posted by overheardinphilly at 6:49 AM
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Megabus driver: "Anyone here familiar with the Harrisburg area? I have directions to get to Harrisburg, the problem is finding the stop. (shrug) All right, we try."
Megabus attendant: "Remember, that passenger behind you has a GPS if you need it."
Megabus driver: "Don't worry. Worst scenario we end up in Florida."
Overheard by I DO Prefer Florida to Harrisburg...
Posted by overheardinphilly at 10:47 AM
Friday, August 20, 2010
Don't go in the bathroom. "Someone was dropping the kids off at the pool and missed the pool entirely."
Co-Worker #2: "Shh not so loud. What if it was someone here that did it? They could hear you!"
Co-Worker #1: "Good! They deserved to be shamed!"
My Cube Farm
Overheard by WD-40
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:07 AM
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Man in line at Wawa on cell: "Where am I ? I'm taking a shit, no I can't be there, I have to take a shit I will be there when I can, When you gotta take a shit, you gotta take a shit"
hangs up phone and pays for purchase
Wawa near Airport
Overheard by Joe Camel
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:04 AM
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Friday, August 13, 2010
Thursday, August 12, 2010
old man to other old man: "i'm tellin' you man. the internet and the web are two different things. there's the internet, and there's the web. they two different things. there's stuff on the internet, and there's stuff on the web. two different things man."
outside of towers hall, drexel university
Overheard by freshie freshman
Posted by overheardinphilly at 6:55 AM
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Note that this is in the Mutter Museum and the daughter in question can't be older than 7.
Mother *pointing to a skeleton of an infant*: "Look sweetie, that's what you kill when you have an abortion."
The Mutter Museum
Overheard by Erin
Posted by overheardinphilly at 1:49 PM
Monday, August 9, 2010
Bewildered male pedestrian stopped to consider whether to walk by either a crazy homeless man gesticulating wildly on one side of the sidewalk, or an annoying Save the Children/Environment hipster with a clipboard on other side: "I'm not sure which is worse..."
10th & Market
Overheard by Mad Mike
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:02 AM
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Friday, August 6, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010
40-something woman #1: "Oh, look, there's that kitten! I just want to take him home!"
40-something woman #2: "You know you're turning into That Cat Lady, don't you?"
#1: "I know, isn't it crazy? And I've always been such a dog person."
#2, sighing, "Well, what the hell, we all change. Cat-lady there, bisexual here..."
Broad & Carlisle
Overheard by Who knew?
Posted by overheardinphilly at 2:03 PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Girl: "Philly! Woohoo! I have literally 17 people meeting me out tonight."
Girl: "I've never been there. I asked people for advice yesterday about traveling to Philly. The only advice I got was to try not to get stabbed."
Young couple, late 20s, traveling on the 6:30 a.m. Megabus from New York to Philly
Overheard by Dan
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:11 AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Husband: "You are buying another picture frame?!"
Wife: "Yes. It's only $1.99."
Husband: "Yeah but we have whole box of them downstairs in the basement. Why can't you use one of them?"
Wife: "Because they are all full of pictures. Duh."
The Checkout Line @ Good's Store
Overheard by WD40
Posted by overheardinphilly at 7:00 AM