20-something male, chasing after another with driftwood: Go back to the sea from whence you came! –Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
British mother to young child: Either put it in your mouth or I'm giving it to charity! –Miami Beach, Florida
Mom to 10-year-old son after he shakes sandy blanket in her face: You little fucker. I am going to fucking drown you in the ocean! –Clearwater, Florida
Mom to screaming eight-year-old boy: I'm going to throw you in the pool if you don't behave.
Eight-year-old boy: Are you crazy? I'll get an ear infection! –Resort Restaurant, Dominican Republic Overheard by: Tanya from NY
Six-year-old girl: Hey! Don't throw sand at me! How would you like it if I threw sand at you? Huh?
Six-year-old boy: Go ahead, I dare you. I wouldn't care, I like the sand. I'll lay down in it right now if you want. Now shut up, and keep digging. –Fairfield Beach, Ohio Overheard by: SHU friends
Pale nerd to posse: So I took out my super big blue Chakra shotgun and I said… –Seal Beach, California
Tourist mom to kids, upon seeing dolphins: Get out of the water! Go, now! Get out! [After seeing everyone else getting in and swimming out.] Never mind, get back in. –Treasure Island, Florida Overheard by: Native Floridian
Postman on cell: Yeah, I'm not a street gangsta–but I'm a gangsta in the house. I hold that shit down. Anybody can be all tough in the streets, but me, I got the house on lock. –Rockaway Beach, New York Overheard by: Tigertail
Hot girl to friend: No, no, my underwear comes home with me every time; my panties will be no one's trophy. –Target, Huntington Beach, California Overheard by: Candace
Mom to little boy: If you keep digging that damn hole, a Chinese man is going to pop out and make you eat rice. –Virginia Beach, Virginia Overheard by: Sheph