7th-grade-boy to another: I didn't know Martin Luther King Jr. was black!

Overheard by: scared for the future of education.

Little boy: Mommy, can we go back to the giant trampoline where you said you saw sexy daddy?

Sedona, Arizona

Overheard by: J

Girl to friend: And then this guy, I can't remember his name, he was like “hey, you want some cake?” But I've read his blog and he believes in creationism, so I was like “no, thanks.”

New Zealand

Girl: Erin's beating people.
Security guard: You're not really beating people, are you?
Erin: It's my birthday. Besides, it was someone I know.

Nova Scotia

Overheard by: girl in the front row

Little girl: Mom, why isn’t my last name ‘Christ’? Why doesn’t everyone have the last name ‘Christ’?

Hill Air Force Base

Overheard by: Wasn’t his middle name H?

Woman #1: So you're going to name your son Jesus?
Woman #2: Why not? People name their kids “Messiah,” and it means the same damn thing.


Overheard by: Matthew Roberts

Girl: Whoa…There's a band called “Asia”? Mom, is this what I was named after?
Mother: No, honey.

Branson, Missouri

Girl: In case they forget our names, they’re right here on our vaginas.

1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia

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!

Seattle, Washington

Guy to girl: I hate Asian people named Christine.

Drew University
New Jersey

Overheard by: Greg Everitt