Wednesday, January 31, 2007

2.1- Preview Day

"I thought only girls played the flute?"

-A university administrator fielding questions from a student and parent audience, after a male student asked a question about the ability to play flute in the university band.

1.31- Brian's house

"I'd rather have a rolly polly eater than a wussy"

-Carlie on raising manly boys.

Monday, January 29, 2007

1.30- Fresno

"You already are Mexican"

-brian washam to a seven year old child who told brian about his wish "to be Mexican when he grew up". The child was a bit shocked and left in a state of crisis to find out that his life long dream had already been fulfilled.

lots of love to brian washam for keeping an ear out in Fresno,
the quote farm

1.29- Brian

"They have "emo days" where they are just too sad to go to school"
–Brian postulating on Seattle-specific "inclement" days.

Friday, January 26, 2007

1.26- Around Nicole

"I mean, did you used to be a man?"

A vocabulary challenged potential roommate responding to Nicole, on a roommate finding website, inquiring about her user name: TX_Transplant

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

1.25- class

(written on the blackboard)

"anal. judgments"

-my professor's unfortunate judgment that "analysis" should be abbreviated that way, as he was talking about some of the problems with linguistic data. For someone with the gift of immaturity this was no good after 3 hours of linguistics class.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

1.24- around Henry

"I wish I had a combination juicer and food dehydrator. It could take the juice out of one thing and make it right into beef jerky.”

-Henry's new friend who happened upon a very "horrible" idea.

thanks to Henry Dawson for lending and ear to this budding entrepreneur.
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1.23- Texas Roadhouse

"we don't sing happy birthday, but we can let you ride the saddle if you want"

-a rather saucey invitation to my mother when we asked the waitress if they would do anything special for her b/c it was her birthday.

Monday, January 22, 2007

1.22- College Life offices

"Amber is not your B-team"
-Shanda Y. responding to Shea when he needed someone other than him who could give bad news, but in a delicate and sensitive way.

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

1.17- McConnell

"that's like choosing between Jesus and crackers"

-Ben Bryan when asked who was better, Chuck Norris or Jack Bauer.

Monday, January 15, 2007

1.16- Christmas

"it means very small fish. Micro means small and fish"

-my grandmother indignantly defending that she does indeed know what micro-fische means.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

1.15- Christmas

"its about a troupe of men who are strippers, and how they got started”

-my mother explaining what Monty Python is to my grandmother, after I got the entire Monty Python collection as a gift.

Thursday, January 11, 2007

1.12- at DTS

"I am going to pray for the hand flippers."

- an international student's vow to not get angry when in Dallas traffic.

thanks to Gloria and the always entertaining DTS students,
the quote farm

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

1.11- Chinese resturant

"son, I had a dog that smart once, and I shot it”

a loving father consulting the Chinese Zodiac, and encouraging his son after his 11ish yr old son told his dad he did know what year he was born in.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

1.10.07- New Years

"My sister is a sniff nazi"

-Trey Hill complaining about going to his sister's wine tasting Worker's Party.

1.9.07- McConnell

"I had no idea there was a town center, I thought it was built around a Chipotle."

-Kevin Roden's thoughts on Plano, when I told him we were going to Plano's historic town center.
Turns out Plano's town center is pretty cool, and has an outstanding Austrian restaurant.