Archive for the ‘Strangers’ Category

Af­ter His Sex Change, Homer Simp­son Moved to Van­cou­ver

40-some­thing woman: You’re from Turkey? What lan­guage do they speak there?
Turk­ish guy: Uh… Turk­ish.
40-some­thing woman: There’s a lan­guage called Turk­ish? Re­al­ly? Do a lot of peo­ple speak it?
Turk­ish guy: Well, yeah, more than a thou­sand years ago in cen­tral Asia…
40-some­thing woman, in­ter­rupt­ing: Chi­nese peo­ple speak Turk­ish? I did­n’t know that!

–Van­cou­ver, Cana­dia

Not Smart Enough to Cap­i­tal­ize on Free Pussy

Bim­bette look­ing at guy read­ing GRE study guide: What’s that?
Guy: Huh? [Bim­bette points to ti­tle.] It’s a test I need to take to get my Mas­ter’s. [Bim­bette looks con­fused.] It’s like the SATs for grad­u­ate school.
Bim­bette: So you’re, like, smart and shit. [Guy stares at her and then walks away.]

–St. Pe­te Beach, Flori­da

Over­heard by: Chicagoan in FL

Hey, at Least He Con­nect­ed the Right An­i­mal with the Right Coun­try

Amer­i­can: Hey, you’re from Aus­tralia, right?
Aus­tralian: Yeah. I’m just here on hol­i­day.
Amer­i­can: Right. I thought you had an Aussie ac­cent. So you’re not fa­mil­iar with cars, hey? It’s all about kan­ga­roos where you come from?
Aus­tralian, laugh­ing: Yep… that’s right.