Wednesday, April 25, 2007

4.25- Glen Rose High School

“Señora Daskam, are you florescent in Italian?”

-a student of Señora Daskam in a moment of dearly missing the early 90's, asking how well she would fit in while in Italy.
thanks to Sra. Daskam for passing this along
la finca de la cita

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

4.24- 'round Brian

“Anybody can play the hurdy-gurdy. It’s what you do with it that counts.”

Andy Odom’s review of the new Arcade Fire album.

thanks to Brian for keeping an ear out
the quote farm

Monday, April 23, 2007

4.23- Istanbul

"What if I make for you so crazy price"

-a rug dealer at the end of his thread trying to get Amber and I to buy a rug after half an hour of haggleing. In the end, his price was still too crazy and we left without a rug.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

4.20- Waffle house

It's not like we were into hard core black magic, we would just cast spells on boys we liked and what not.
-a waitress at Waffle House reminiscing about her halcyon high school days just having good clean fun at the coven.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

4.18- Jupiter House


-an astute observation by the two dolled up sorority girls as they mistakenly walked into the coffee shop, "Jupiter House", instead of the bar next door... at 5:30...on a Thursday.
Thanks to Nate for watching out for the sorority girls
The Quote Farm

Saturday, April 14, 2007

4.14- my house

"I didn't realize that hos were a protected class"

-Amber on the whole Imus debacle.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

4.12- Roden house

"Playboys and Game-stations?"

-Emily Roden's expressing her disbelief in a wonderful poetic spoonerism, at the give-aways a new church in denton was using to get people into church on Easter Sunday.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

4.11- email

"If the 90s taught us nothing else, we should know that the way you turn a word into a fun party is with the suffix ,-palooza"

Brian Daskam, commenting on my submission to the NT Daily explaining how they had screwed up a neologistic simple concept by naming a student party "Eagleation".

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

4.10- Dubai

"WHAT!!, I take this 50 dirhams and I kill myself"

-an Dubai shop owner, who thought that 50 dirhams was a suicidaly low of an offer for his merchandise.

Friday, April 06, 2007

4.6- Dubai

"do you like Dubai?"
Taxi Driver: "I hate it!"

Me: "so Pakistan is better?"
Taxi Driver: "Yes, Pakistan is PERFECT place"

Me: "so why don't you go back?"
Taxi Driver: "I am"

Me: "then what are you going to do?"
Taxi Driver: "I go to Britain"

-a taxi driver with a conflicted allegiance to the perfect state of Pakistan.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

4.5- front desk

"it is the most gangsta-ist subject that there ever was...if it were a sentient being"

-DeAndre on how much he loves Biology

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

4.4- Dubai

"please you come back tomorrow"

-an oft heard phrase anytime I asked just about anything from a front desk person.
"Can I stay another night?, come back tomorrow"
"Can I stay at your hotel?, come back tomorrow"

Monday, April 02, 2007

4.2- Dubai

"STUPID language!...STUPID people!"

-a Pakastani taxi driver on why he is not going to learn Arabic.