Monday, March 14, 2011

Overheard Everywhere (Second Edition)

  • Shawna, if you want to win, you gotta just kick...

    Lifeguard and mother of shorty who was racing against high schoolers...

  • He never tells the story from the man's perspective...It was all right but I would wait until it comes out on DVD.

    A barbershop customer on Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls

  • She had a gansta job. She would clock in then go and do whatever shopping she had to do.

    Overheard in the barbershop

  • He's shrewd. He's shrewd. You gotta be gangsta to be president.

    Discussion about Obama overheard in barbershop

  • I can't do "xyz" because I got papers.

  • Had not heard that phrase about having papers since I was on jury duty several years ago until I overheard this customer in the barbershop talking about having papers.

  • I thought you were my husband. I saw a bald head...

    Woman to a man as she wandered around coat section at Macy's.

  • I feel like I've been drop kicked and that someone played dodge ball with my body.

    Receptionist who was suffering from a cold

  • Do you want Booty?

    Mother to her shorty in the organic aisle

  • There's fear when we walk down the hall together.

    Overheard at work

  • Ahhhhhh, God.

    An intense sigh from a woman walking down the hall at work.

    1. I love the remark about "For Colored Girls." Was there some word in the title he didn't understand???

    2. I liked the drop kick my body and play dodge ball with it comment:-) Very descriptive!

    3. @gingersnapper,

      LOL. Maybe his disappointment has been building since "Diary of Mad Black Woman." ???

      @Laura I.,

      She was very descriptive and I completely sympathized with her -- especially after the dodge ball comment.