20 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Sat, 02/21/2004 - 2:00am. Beautiful
"You look nicer."
"Yeah, I don't wear the contacts much."
"No. I mean you look like a nicer person."
--Two guys talking at Thalassa
18 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Wed, 02/18/2004 - 12:09am. Beautiful
"So I got an email from The Guy, and I thought --"
"Hold on, hold on, hold on. The Guy? I'm going to need a lot more context here. Knowing you."
"Shut up."
"Could say worse."
"Shut up."
--Two women talking at Andronico's.
17 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Tue, 02/17/2004 - 11:41pm. Funny
"Remember Kenny?"
"New guy, Josh's old co-worker?"
"Yeah. Tonight he was leaving the office and said, 'I'm going to go home and cook these steaks.' I didn't really care, but I said, 'What steaks?' And then he says, "Didn't you see them defrosting on my desk? I bought them from this guy. He was selling them out of the back of his car in the parking lot at McDonald's.'"
"Ew. Ew. I don't even eat cow but ew."
"So in case the next story I tell you about Kenny starts with 'So we haven't seen Kenny in a few days...' Now you know why."
--A guy and a girl waiting in line for breakfast at La Note
13 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Fri, 02/13/2004 - 9:46am. Um...
"Today's Drink Reccommendation: A venti coffee in a grande cup.
Reminds Me Of: A foggy morning in London, walking around, seeing the Eiffel Tower."
--The coffee of the day reccomendation, written by "Lizzie", who is either Starbucks' most subversive or least intelligent employee.

For the record, I'm still anti-Starbucks. I have fewer choices when I'm traveling, though. Where by "fewer" I often mean "none."
10 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Tue, 02/10/2004 - 7:26am. Funny
"...it was great. We went to a different steak house every Friday. But I figured it out when he asked the waiter to leave the lemon out of his water."
"He wasn't trying to take me out to nice places. He was on Atkins."
"Maybe he doesn't like lemon. Some guys don't, you know."
--Two women talking at a restaurant
4 February 2004
Submitted by eve on Wed, 02/04/2004 - 9:42am. Um...
"What kind of 'legitimate' excuse are we talking about? Legitimate like he was a hostage? Legitimate like car problems? Or just hungover?"
--A businessman talking on a cellphone in line for the ATM
31 January 2004
Submitted by eve on Sat, 01/31/2004 - 8:37pm. Funny
"Y'know, when I go out with my girlfriend -- or whatever -- I really like it when she plays with her cell phone all night."
--A Starbucks employee, talking to a teenage couple earnestly engaged in text messaging.
24 January 2004
Submitted by eve on Sat, 01/24/2004 - 1:49pm. Funny
"No, that can't be right. I don't think there could be a homeless shelter in Palo Alto."
"Well, there is, but it's actually just a facade to the police station. Walk in the door and you're hog tied and thrown on a conveyor belt that runs straight to Sacramento."
--A girl and a guy at the Kensington Bistro
22 January 2004
Submitted by eve on Fri, 01/23/2004 - 1:38am. Wisdom
"Because anything that is not a positive response to the question, 'Do you want eggs?' could safely be considered a negative response."
--A guy at Jupiter.
21 January 2004
Submitted by eve on Wed, 01/21/2004 - 10:17pm. Beautiful
"So then you can spend another two months not doing anything about it."
"Hey! Currently blocking on that!"
"I can't believe you just used the phrase 'blocking' to indicate that you can't pursue a girl because she has a boyfriend."
"You knew what I meant."
--A girl and a guy at Andronico's on Shattuck