Middle aged tourist yelling frantically to children in the water: Get out, get out! There's sharks!
Teenager with skimboard: Actually, those are a school of stingrays. They're quite harmle…
Middle age mother, cutting him off: Shaaarks! Get out now!

–Clearwater Beach, Florida

Overheard by: Jonica Grompson

Mother taking away son’s boogie board: Enough, time to leave and go home.
Young son: You don’t deserve a child!

–Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Overheard by: Gaby Young

Old man: I think it's too late to swim, the oil is washing up on the beach.
Old woman: Yeah, it's too late for a lot of things now.
Old man: We should move back to Detroit. It's less polluted.
Old woman: I don't want to die in Detroit. Remember, we had this conversation already.

–Pier, St Petersburg, Florida

Overheard by: Sandy Paws

Little boy, floating on his back: Look at me! I’m the slowest boat in life!

–Valley Falls, Vernon, Connecticut

Overheard by: your parents must be so proud

Little black kid: Why can't we go in the pool?
Friend: What pool? That ain't no pool, nigga, it's got sharks in it!

–Coney Island Boardwalk, New York

Teen male #1: I just saw two lesbians kissing in the water.
Teen male #2: What? Why didn't you take a fucking picture?
Teen male #1: Right, I forgot to take my camera phone with me while diving into the water…

–North Crete, Greece

Fat blubbery man to wife: C'mon already! Let's go in the water–I gotta take a piss!


Overheard by: Grossed Out

Girl #1, in shade: Wanna go down to the water?
Girl #2: Sure!
Girl #2, in water: Wanna go back to the tree?
Girl #1: Yeah. I do.

–Sydney, Australia

Young boy excitedly walking out of the ocean with father: Mom! It's still so early in the morning and I already almost drowned!

–Jones Beach, New York

Overheard by: jt

Little kid to mom, as storm is coming: If thunder claps while you're in the water, you're gonna die!

–Pawley's Island, South Carolina

Overheard by: Running for Cover