Saturday, May 30, 2009

5.30- Grocery Store

"Debit or Credit?"

-more profundity from the cashier, after being handed a five dollar bill.

thanks to Christine Willard for passing this along.
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Friday, May 29, 2009

5.29- Austin

"Do those work by winding them up, or do you put coal in them?"

-advertising dude answering if anyone has a motorola razor charger

thanks to Jason Ford for keeping a sharp ear out for those Austin-awesomes
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Thursday, May 28, 2009

5.28- Santa Barbra

"Tomorrow afternoon... that will be a good day for art"

-a starving artist in Santa Barbara putting to bed the idea that artists are lazy.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

5.27- San Fransisco

"those are words to live by"

-Brian Washam overhearing the weight conscientious community wisdom, "do not lick the fat elvis".....stamp.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

5.26- San Fransisco

"as LONG as it takes man"

-the response to "how long does it take" from the table next to us discussing some quality colon cleansing over lunch.

Friday, May 22, 2009

5.23- pre-K

"Cocoa Pimples"

-a unintended foreshadowing of their teenage years, as a pre-school kid told what they had for breakfast.

thanks to marcelina spencer for passing this one along from her class.
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5.22- Dubai

"Don't stare directly at a baby while it is feeding or milk will go up its nose and spoil in its sinus."

-response from the "La Leche League" leader in Dubai, when asked what the best advice she could give a new mom.

Thanks to Gloria Furman for passing this worldly wisdom on from the Far East.
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Thursday, May 21, 2009

5.21- Highland park

"because they were AWESOME!!"

-response from a preschooler to his refined, Highland Park grandmother, when she asked why he watched the tattooed bikers walk inside.

thanks to christine willard for this one.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

5.20- on the train


-under-the-breath, little confused, and probably a little louder than he intended, when we told the black conductor dude on the train that our reservation was under "Black".

"oh yes, how could I forget"

-the same guy when he came by the next day and we told him our last name was still Black.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

5.19- Bruneels

"Seriously, what can lasers not do"

-overheard while watching the original Terminator and musing on the awesome usefulness of lasers: fixing your eyes, playing your movies, measuring the distance to the moon, starting fusion reactions, pointing on black boards, and killing all manner of evil robots.

Monday, May 18, 2009

5.18- Daskams

"Do you think maybe he's a reverse Samson and carries all his evil doings around in his mustache?"

- Brian Daskam, on his brother-n-law.

Thanks to Keri for keeping a sharp ear out on her husband.
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Saturday, May 16, 2009


"there are those people in the world that hump their dogs, and those that don't. He totally humps his dogs."

Allison Hill on Mickey Rourke's very strong love for his Chihuahuas.

Friday, May 15, 2009

5.15- cliff

"that salsa is for suckers"

-Cliff Freeman on the super expensive, small jarred salsa next to the chips on the chip aisle at the grocery store because EVERYONE knows the real salsa is on the Mexican aisle.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

5.14- hills

"well it sounds more impressive to say that my game is requiring me to use calculus.

-Trey Hill, as I was questioning him how exactly finding the area underneath the curve was going to help him win at his iPhone game, Mafia Wars. Turns out he needed something like an average.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

5.13- conference


-a not very hungry patron responding to the question "what kind of ribs would you like"

thanks to Christine Willard for this one.
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Monday, May 11, 2009

5.11- hill

"well maybe their ears do"

-Sarah (3yrs) when asked how she knew that elephants did not taste like peanut butter after admitting that she has never eaten one.

5.11- hill

"God just makes some animals already IN THE ZOO!"

-Brenden Hill (5yrs) frustrated when pressed to answer how the elephants from Africa got all the way to the zoo in Dallas.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

5.8- Fresno

"My butt must love Hannah Montana."

- A teacher on how he accidentally purchased $30 worth of the same Hannah Montana song while his cell phone was in his back pocket.

much love to the Brian Washam for keeping a sharp ear out
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5.7- steakhouse

"it's the prize for being a Gentile"

-a celebration of bacon overheard in a fancy steakhouse.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

5.6- swine concern

-no quote, but after a couple of sneezes while walking outside this exact expression was given to me by a woman I was passing on the sidewalk in swine flu infested Lewisville.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

5.5- at a party

"How did you see him? You weren't running were you."

-a friend reminding me that I am not "the kind of person" who runs marathons, after I said I saw a mutual friend running the White Rock Marathon.

Monday, May 04, 2009

5.4- Jackson's

"it is literally calling your name"

-Jesse Janis after I was asked if I wanted a "Negro" Medelo.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

5.2- amber

"Life needs more whiskey sauce"

-Amber reflecting upon the travesty that whiskey sauce seems to only make on the table whilst accompanying bread pudding.

Friday, May 01, 2009

5.1- houston

"That Jesus knew what he was talking about…a prophet is never received in his own city"

-Jeff Brown reflecting upon some truth after finding out that Sam Adams is not really drunk that much in Boston.