Saturday, September 24, 2011

Yawn headline of the day

Pope defends traditional values

This is like saying "The sun rises in the east."

Thursday, September 22, 2011

From the Jumping the Gun Department

I see there's a Facebook account for a friend of a friend's unborn daughter. But I can't see what's on it (ultrasound photos?) because the privacy is set high.

Animal headline of the day

Squirrel Causes Three-Car Pile-up on Washington Street

Monday, September 19, 2011

Plat du jour--guest submission

A dentist, I assume.

Another one found by Joanne

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Catching up on Overheard in New York

My favorites from the last month:

Gangster chess player: You're cute, but let's see how smart you are.
30-something career woman: I'd play you, but I'm on a lunch break from my job. Checkmate.

--Union Square

Eight-year-old boy, showing his dad game he is playing: Daddy, daddy, she won't come!
Dad: Keep going, she will come eventually.

--F Train

Guy #1 at bar: I was driving all day today. My groin is really tired.
Guy #2 at bar: How were you driving?!?!

--Heartland Brewery

Enthusiastic cowboy-hat wearing teen tourist, indicating subway car: We need one a these in Texas!
Friend, sullenly: We got no place to go in Texas.

--1 Train

From Overheard in New York

Somali thugs try something new

British Tourist, Kidnapped in Kenya, May Be in Central Somalia