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… Ac­tu­al­ly, Can I Just Get a Hot Choco­late?

Cus­tomer: I’d like some tea… Or­gan­ic mint, please.
Barista: Okay, we have or­gan­ic lemon and or­gan­ic Earl Grey.
Cus­tomer: Um… Ac­tu­al­ly, I want­ed the or­gan­ic mint.
Barista: Oh, we have that, too.
Cus­tomer: Okay, then. That’s the one I’ll have.

De­sign Cof­fee shop, Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton
Seat­tle, Wash­ing­ton

Over­heard by: Just Me

We Thought We’d Give Him Some­thing to Make Him Ex­tra Hy­per

Five-year-old boy to barista: I’m get­ting my pee-pee cut off to­mor­row so I get a treat to­day!
Barista: Umm…
Moth­er to child: You are be­ing cir­cum­cised, not mu­ti­lat­ed! (to barista) It’s just a med­ical thing, he does­n’t re­al­ly get it.

Star­bucks
Carmel, In­di­ana

It Was “Flo­ral­Nosegay”

Guy on com­put­er: Fuck, I al­ways for­get my stu­dent e‑mail pass­word.
Girl: Why?
Guy: I’ve al­ways used the same pass­word for every­thing for years but when I tried it on black­board it was all “oh, you can’t have ‘gay’ in your pass­word.”

Li­brary
Tal­la­has­see, Flori­da

Over­heard by: Who us­es

And She Makes an Ex­cel­lent Pa­per­weight

20-some­thing blonde: It’s just…she can’t talk, all she does is scream and cry. She’s not even a re­al per­son yet. I just don’t un­der­stand how you can love her so much!
Red­head, lov­ing­ly cradling ba­by: Shit, hon, you have to stop say­ing things like that. She’s your daugh­ter!

Café Nero
Lon­don
Eng­land

Over­heard by: Nit