Black man to extremely dark black woman: Come out of the shade! Don't you want to get tan?


Overheard by: Cassidy

Mother, holding one son in the ocean and calling another on shore: See? The water's fantastic. You have nothing to worry about.
Four-year-old son, crying: I don't want to die here!

–Palm Beach, Aruba

Chick #1: You can see Venezuela on a clear day from here.
Chick #2: Really?! I would love to go to Venezuela — I hear it’s a really nice island.
Chick #1: Um… Island as in South America…?
Chick #2: It’s right off of South America, right?
Chick #1: I guess you should have paid attention in geography class.
Chick #2: What does math have to do with it?


Overheard by: Erin from New York

Overly sunburned woman: Oh, hey, look! A two-legged race!


Overheard by: Amused