Child: Look!
Mom: They’re just flamingos. They don’t do anything.

Disney World
Orlando, Florida

Overheard by: Suezahn

Environmental science teacher: What, in your opinion, is the most pressing environmental issue our planet faces today?
Clueless redhead, raising hand unsurely: Is it… The birds?
Environmental science teacher: Excuse me?
Clueless redhead: Isn't there something up with birds? Like, aren't they dying or something?
Environmental science teacher: Um… Thousands of different animals are dying…
Clueless redhead: Oh. I thought it was just birds.

High School
Los Angeles, California

Hotel guest exiting meeting: You know, in a case like this I would typically use the phrase, ‘I wouldn’t trust it as far as I could throw it,’ but I could throw that chicken pretty far.

The Phoenician Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona

Overheard by: Accurate…

Guy: We could have been run over by trucks or seagulls.

Marist College
Poughkeepsie, New York

Overheard by: Nik

Girl to pizza delivery guy: So that's a meat feast, a ham and pineapple, a chicken supreme, and a Margherita for Amy because she's a lesbian.
Amy: I'm a vegetarian!


Girl to guy: I think that should be my new catch phrase, “I want my pigeons!” But what does that even mean?
Guy: If we knew that, all the world's problems would be solved.

The Star Bar
Atlanta, Georgia

Scruffy man with garbage bag to stranger: Want to buy some chicken breast?

Blue Line Train
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Captain on intercom: Ladies and gentlemen, just wanted to let you know the reason this flight was delayed. The plane collided with a bird upon landing. It's no big deal; it just hit a body part. The bird is okay.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Overheard by: Ladle (who is skeptical about the well-being of the bird)

Teacher: Sit the fuck down and stop acting like a bird!

High School Classroom
Englewood, Colorado

Middle-aged guy to 20-something girl: You could hire chickens, they're not union!

San Francisco, California