Questions

Guy #1: I would sacrifice myself to save the rest of the world. Wouldn’t you?
Guy #2: Naw, man. Fuck the world.

Chino, California

Girl, nodding to human mess across the way: Is that girl burning holes into a photograph with a cigarette?
Guy: That is frighteningly erotic.

University of South Florida

White construction worker yelling into house under construction: Hey Miguel, what are you listening to in there?
Miguel, yelling back: Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
White construction worker, muttering: Crazy Mexican drywallers.

Longmont, Colorado

Overheard by: Landscaper

Normal, fairly cute boy: Excuse me.
Normal, fairly cute girl: Yes? (stops walking)
Normal, fairly cute boy: Are you interested in any global issues? Aids, the environment, human rights?
Normal, fairly cute girl: Honestly, no. (walks away)
Normal, fairly cute boy: Oh. (looks really confused and a little crushed)

Outside Library
University of York
England

Overheard by: Even I thought it was a bit harsh!

Irishman to friend, huddling under bar’s awning during massive downpour: And people wonder why we drink…

Dublin
Ireland

Overheard by: l_tau

Guy: Where’d you go for lunch today?
Friend: Umm…I don’t want to tell you.
Guy: Oh god, you went to Arby’s, didn’t you!
Friend, groaning: Yes.

Bar
Omaha, Nebraska

20‐something girl: So I had to go to the emergency room because I thought I had a baby.
Shocked co‐worker: What?! What was it?
20‐something girl: Just my period. But it was a bad one.

Biloxi, Mississippi

Overheard by: don’t ditch health class

Chick to friend: Well, it’s not as if you were ever going to be elected president of the cock fan club, now was it?

Melbourne University
Australia

Overheard by: Wylis

50‐something female to Native American presenter in elementary school: Is it true that the arrival of whites changed your way of life?

Denver, Colorado

Random girl in hallway: If you have a stuffy nose and are in an elevator with someone who just farted, but you don’t know they did, does it still smell bad?

Orlando, Florida

Overheard by: Jen