Chick: Fifteen hundred isn’t a lot. That’s like a thousand… and five hundred. –Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, Massachusetts Overheard by: Alexis
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
Dude: I’m looking for a rock that represents me. –Sandy Neck Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts Overheard by: Katherine
Amateur oncologist: Having a baby? That’s like growing a tumor with a brain inside of you. –Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, Massachusetts Overheard by: concerned citizens
Tourist lady #1: Do you think the melon is any good? Should I give it to the kids?
Tourist man: Why? What’s wrong with it?
Tourist lady #1: It was on the counter earlier for an hour or so.
Tourist lady #2: Oh, no, I’d ask someone else.
Tourist lady #1, loudly, to others in group: Do you think the melon is any good? I’m not sure I should give it to the kids.
Group members: Why? I don’t know if you should! Do the kids like melon? Was it warm when it was out?
Male stranger in line: Are you retahded?! Just give them the fuckin’ melon! –Crane Beach, Ipswich, Massachusetts Overheard by: Buhaj
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
Wife: Frank, you heard about the 11 second rule?
Husband, staring at hot nude chick nearby: What?
Wife: The 11 second rule. If the cops catch you staring at breasts for more than 11 seconds, you have to go to jail.
Husband: No way.
Wife: And keep in mind, there are lots of gay men on this beach. –Race Point Nude Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Dramatic guy to woman at seaside restaurant: DC? Washington, DC, did you ask? DC is a fuckfest!
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Bikini girl to friend: Yeah, I'd suck a dick for an iPod touch. –Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Movie critic #1: You know that movie, with Tom Hanks, where he plays the drunk baseball player? And the women are the players because the men are gone?
Movie critic #2: Where?
Movie critic #3: To war.
Movie critic #2: So the women played baseball? That wasn’t a movie.
Movie critic #1: You know, the movie has that star that’s on TV. Bette Davis’ daughter.
Movie critic #3: Who? Debate goes on for several minutes. Movie critic #1: Wait, it’s Geena Davis! She’s Betty Davis’ daughter! See the resemblence in the eyes?
Movie critic #3: Didn’t Betty Davis hate Geena because she was tall?
Movie critic #1: Well, she got the part anyway, didn’t she? Geesh, I wish I could remember the name of that movie! –Nauset Beach, Eastham, Massachusetts