Archive for the ‘Overheard in Minneapolis’ Category

Why Pepper Spray Exists.

Man to bundled up girl who sat down ten minutes before: Whoa, whoa, whoa! You’re a lady? I mean, when you sat down, I totally thought you were a man. I can see you’re a lady now, but I could’ve sworn…
Girl: Uhmmm… Yeah, thanks.‑can-see-how-a-scarf-would-confuse-you.html

Overheard by: Ian

He Asked Me on a Date!

Guy: I decided I would do a little social experiment. So I went to the gas station and bought a chocolate muffin and sat down outside the door. Then this guy passed me, so I shoved the muffin in my mouth and started singing “What if God Was One of Us,” with little pieces of the muffin falling out of my mouth. It was great.

Overheard by: julie

The Lassie “E! True Hollywood Story” Was Too Controversial for TV

40-something suit: You know how sometimes you can love a dog so much it’s, like, illegal?
40-something woman: (looks at him blankly)
40-something suit: You know? So that it’s, like, illegal?
40-something woman, looking straight ahead: Umm, let’s look at Halloween candy.

Overheard by: I love my dog, but not that much

It Didn’t.

20-ish girl on cell: So, they said it’s not ringworm — it’s some kind of skin virus that looks like ringworm. And they said I’m really lucky because so far it’s only on my back and stomach, not, like, my whole body and face. The tests come back on Friday, but they said it’s probably really contagious. I just hope it goes away before my trip to Miami!

Overheard by: sooooo glad I didn’t sit next to her