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When Did You Start Making Popcorn?

Girl, after looking at friend’s credit card: Wait, I always thought Orville* was your fake name.
Friend: Oh, honey, I have plenty of fake names, but ‘Orville’ is real. My family calls me J.R., though, because I’m the junior.
Girl: Oh! So Orville is your dad’s nickname, too? That’s weird!

Starbucks
Seattle, Washington

Spelled “Shove On”

Blonde: Ohhh my god! How adorable is he! [Her two friends agree, cooing.]Baby daddy holding infant: Thank you, girls.
Blonde: Can I hold him?
Baby daddy: Yeah, sure… Here you go.
Blonde: Awww, I love him! What’s his name?
Baby daddy: Uhhh… Shit, I know this… Shavon? Shavawn?
Blonde: You don’t even know your son’s name?!
Baby daddy: Shoot, I did earlier. Shavon! Yeah… That’s it. Damn, and I helped name this one, too.

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overheard by: hot child in the city