Guy with hat: Did you find out what it was?
Guy with dog: They think it's something paranormal.

Portland, Oregon

Overheard by: Michelle Freedman

Thug wannabe: Damn, you see that white girl? She got a magic booty.

Buford, Georgia

Overheard by: girl with the magical booty

Frisbee girl #1 [of five in a circle]: Hey, we form the points of a pentagon! We could do some serious magic here!
Frisbee girl #2, to others: Please forgive her, she just joined a cult.


College girl: My bra — it’s, like, magical! It mysteriously unclips itself throughout the day!

Fairfield University
Fairfield, Connecticut

Overheard by: GladMyBraIsntMagical..

Little girl, after fireworks: Was that magic, Daddy?
Father: There’s no such thing as magic.

Magic Kingdom, Disney World

Overheard by: Emily.

Computer nerd on laptop: See that walking cucumber over there? (pause) Yeah, well, I have a magic sword!

Dartmouth College Library
New Hampshire

Overheard by: Madeleine

Drunk gay guy: Where's my midget? I went upstairs and now I'm down here. Where's my midget? (checks under his shoes)

Feathers, New Jersey

Overheard by: K

Professor: How does a microwave work?
Student: Electromagnetic waves.
Professor: Oh, “electromagnetic waves”! That's a fancy way of saying “magic.”

University of Delaware

Overheard by: Magician

Big-chested teenage girl: I would hate to date a magician. It would be like, “breasto change-o, I just took your boobs.”

Long Branch, New Jersey

Six-year-old boy: Hey, look at this piece of bamboo!
Eight-year-old brother, taking bamboo, hiding it behind his back and then brandishing it like a staff: And now, with my mermaid magic, I pronounce you Sir Giraffetail! Ahoy!
Six-year-old boy: What?

Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, Indiana

Overheard by: Emily and Aaron