Mom, pushing crying three-year-old: You cannot cry here! Wait till we get back to New York, where it s snowing, to cry! –Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico Overheard by: i wanna cry too!
Nagging mother to adult daughter, after sniping at her all afternoon: Your best attribute used to be your personality. But with the life you lead, now it's dead.
Adult daughter's husband, without looking up from newspaper: It's not dead, it's just asleep. –Maguire's Landing, Cape Cod, Massachusetts Overheard by: oysterwoman
Overly tan muscle man at crowded parade: You can tell people who aren’t from New York cause they say “Excuse me”. –Coney Island, New York
50-something to friend: I've been married so long I can row a boat with a rope. –Horseshoe Beach, Florida
Boy: Man, I can't believe she's studying, on a Sunday! What a loser.
Girl's voice, yelling from inside house: I can still hear you… –Gold Coast, Australia
Drunk guy to drunk friends: I love you from the base of my penis! –Virginia Beach, Virginia Overheard by: Allison
Dude: I’m looking for a rock that represents me. –Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts Overheard by: Katherine
Young boy excitedly walking out of the ocean with father: Mom! It's still so early in the morning and I already almost drowned! –Jones Beach, New York Overheard by: jt
Boston woman in her late 50s: … And it’s not like it used to be. Jamaica Plain has become so culturally diverse… It’s so unfortunate!
Sunburned woman in her late 50s: Um. Where is that sunscreen? –Surfside Beach, Nantucket, Massachusetts Overheard by: KP
Cheesy 15-year-old boy: I can’t believe you were about to go up to him and say that. Ha, ha, ha.
Cheesy 15-year-old girl: Wouldn’t be the first time I made someone cry.
Cheesy 15-year-old boy: You’re a whore. –Ocean City, New Jersey