21 March 2004
Submitted by eve on Sun, 03/21/2004 - 10:15pm. Beautiful
"What's something horrible that's happened to you lately? Please, let me mine your life for my personal gain."
--One guy to another at Berkeley Bowl
March 21, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Sun, 03/21/2004 - 1:20pm. Beautiful
"Is that a nose spray?"
"No, it's a cross."
"A nose spray? What the heck is a nose spray?"
~Two girls and a guy on the bus, looking at a tiny cross-shaped bubbles thingy
Submitted by Obsidiana on Tue, 03/16/2004 - 10:03pm. Beautiful
"Actually, you can just call me Mike!"

-My friend Melissa and a random guy as he sprinted across the SUNY Delhi campus. He gets many cool points for thinking on his feet.
March 15, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Mon, 03/15/2004 - 4:18pm. Beautiful
"My ancestors...oh, wait, they're dead, aren't they?"
~A woman in Spanish, trying to make a sentence with the word "ancestors" in it. I don't even know what was running through her head.
15 March 2004
Submitted by eve on Mon, 03/15/2004 - 7:30am. Beautiful
"Do you miss it?"
"Oh, no, we came to Dallas from Ahmedabad twenty three years ago. We are cowboys now!"
--A teenage girl, and a tiny elderly woman, talking at DFW.
Where babies come from
Submitted by Saint on Sun, 03/14/2004 - 3:53pm. Beautiful
"My parents do not have sex!"
"Then where did you come from?"
"The goblins brought me."

--two pre-teen boys in the mall. Farmington, NM.

And here I thought goblins stole children.
Carry me, these steps are hard.
Submitted by yeswehavenofries on Sun, 03/07/2004 - 12:01pm. Beautiful
"Mommy? When I'm little again, will you carry me around?"
"Sweetie, you're not going to be little again."
"But when you get old you get littlier. Right?"

A mom and her two kids, the toddler obviously jealous that the baby got most of the attention.
March 3, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Fri, 03/05/2004 - 6:00pm. Beautiful
"Look, Canaan! It's a play about a good Martian!"
~Guy at drama, reading a play titled "The Good Samaritan"
Submitted by Alice on Wed, 03/03/2004 - 9:09pm. Beautiful
Wow! I've never eaten a Rolo like this before, if you bite through them, you can see the caramel inside. I'm glad it's really caramel instead of, like, caramel-flavored nougat.
Submitted by ju-ju on Wed, 03/03/2004 - 5:11pm. Beautiful
"Whoa! Is this table ... or ... What, are you getting taller, or ...?"
"Oh, um, no, I, I think it's because ... because I'm sitting --"
"Oh, right, okay. Ha-ha."
"Yeah. I'm sitting on my feet."

(long pause)

"Are your feet getting bigger?"

--Guy and a girl at PJ's coffee shop in Uptown New Orleans