Woman walking down Hudson St. on her cell phone: The floors were sticky and the girls were on crack.
Woman walking down street on her cell phone: No! No one could get in! Not even Natalie Portman!
Now I pay less attention but I'm still waiting to overhear a conversation on the train that sends me into inner stitches. The popular website also has a spin-off, Overheard in the Office. I was purusing it yesterday and here are a couple of my favorites:
The former hospitality peon in me cheers for this...
Loudspeaker: Customer assistance in fabrics. (pause) Says she's really,
really angry, so...no rush. Wal-Mart - Orlando, Florida
Reminds me of the time my co-worker said it smelled like hamsters on the 5th floor...
Minion #1: Do you smell that? It smells like the wicker section of Zellers
Minion #2: Ah, you're right. It does smell like wicker. What is that? Who
smells like wicker?
Minion #1: I love playing the "what's that smell?" game in the hallway at
Mississauga Ontario Canada
Nine-year-old girl in child psychology office, talking a mile a minute: And,
mom, the teacher was really upset that we didn't know how long a century is!
Yeah, she was really upset cause none of us knew!
Mom: Do you know how long a century is?
Nine-year-old girl: No! I didn't know either! I don't know how long a century
Mom, incredulous: You don't know how long a century is?
Nine-year-old girl: No! How long is it?
Mom, without hesitation: Ten years.
I could go on and on but I will stop there!