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Man at parents’ 25th wedding anniversary party: Without my parents, I don’t know where I’d be today.
Random guest: In a Kleenex!

–Party boat, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Overheard by: Big Larry

I Am Parko, Almighty Parking Deity. Give Me Your Worldly Goods or Roam the Melting Streets Forever!

Parking lot attendant: Thirty dollars.
Woman: Last time I was here, you charged me five dollars.
Parking lot attendant: I should be charging you the same amount as it is degrees outside. I should be charging you like ninety three dollars.

–Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Overheard by: arc, mich

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