Overheard"When Blago says 'It's in God's hands', I want to slap the crap out of him."
- Metra commuter, 7/29/10
Overheard"You can insinuate anything you want from that."
Memo to young financial professionals: if you insist on using four-syllable words in everyday conversation, at least know what they mean. Oh, and your habit of dropping a f-bomb in every sentence really isn't impressing anyone either.
Overheard: Home Cut Donuts(Young African-American man, waiting in line and apparently eyeing the teenaged girls who are tending the counter, is asked by an acquaintance how he's doing.)
Man: "Fine lookin' young ladies...a cheap breakfast...I'm doin' good!"
Overheard at Trader Joe's
(Customer eyes bottle of Young's Double Chocolate Stout.)
"Huh! Chocolate beer. That's not my forté."
Overheard at Sugarbucks
"Excuse me, this was supposed to be an eggnog latté. I don't know what this is, but it tastes awful."
(Baristas confer, one examines cup.) "It's coffee."
"Like I said, awful."