Overheard At The Beach http://www.overheardatthebeach.com Fri, 27 May 2016 05:22:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 Never Heard Of the Halo Effect, Dad? http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001506.html Fri, 27 May 2016 05:22:27 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1499 Teenage boy: I love grass near the beach. Like, if this grass were on Ft. Rucker it would suck, 'cause it's just grass. But here it's awesome, because you know there's a beach next to it.
Dad: What the hell are you talking about?
Teenage boy: What! –Pendleton Beach, Virginia Overheard by: Middle child

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Next: Why Apples Float When You Drop Them http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000842.html Thu, 26 May 2016 05:21:12 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=835 Pompous failed astronomer: So, the reason there was a half moon last night was that the Earth gets in between the sun and the moon [arranges water bottles to demonstrate]. It’s kind of like an eclipse, but the Earth only covers half the moon, so you see the rest.
Chick: Oh, okay. Interesting.
Pompous failed astronomer: It’s really just thinking logically. Something has to cast a shadow on the moon. –Bethany Beach, Delaware Overheard by: not the only one laughing at him

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It Was Like He Punched the Snooze Button of My Biological Clock http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001062.html Wed, 25 May 2016 05:06:11 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1055 Early 30s woman: I was feeling bad, like I wasn’t on schedule or something. Then I saw who she was marrying and I didn’t feel so bad. –Lake Michigan, Illinois Overheard by: Midwest Values

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I Went Through a Year of That after My Balls Went on Prozac http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000775.html Tue, 24 May 2016 05:05:37 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=768 Girl: Oh my god, the water is so cold! I think my vagina is numb.
Guy: I hate when that happens. –Grand Haven, Michigan Overheard by: Lisa

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But Only at First http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000479.html Mon, 23 May 2016 05:02:26 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=480 Short girl: I would make a really awkward stripper.
Taller girl: Ummm… What?
Short girl: No, seriously! Like, think about it — if I was up there stripping, I would be like half the size of all the other girls… My head would be in the same spot as their, you know… And that’s awkward. –Bayfront, Hamilton, Ontario, Canadia

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If This Were a Porno, She'd Feel Them For You. http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001699.html Sun, 22 May 2016 04:51:11 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1692 Freezing 20-something to boyfriend: I can't feel my nipples! I can't feel my nipples! Oh my god! That water's so freaking cold! (to friend) Brenda*! I can't feel my nipples! –Long Beach, New York Overheard by: I wish I could

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That's What You Said About Tech Support! http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001841.html Sat, 21 May 2016 04:50:54 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1834 Teenage Indian boy to friends running across hot sand: My people do this, so I should be able to also! –Jones Beach, New York Overheard by: Rachel

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And Nine Months Later, Hand Towels! http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000721.html Fri, 20 May 2016 04:45:04 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=714 Eight-year-old boy: … So I whipped out my peanut and had sex with the sheets… –Near the Steeplechase, Coney Island Beach, New York Overheard by: beach soccer bum

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Things Are So Different Since 9-11 http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000237.html Thu, 19 May 2016 04:27:25 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=239 Girl #1: Yeah, so I wore two different colored flip-flops to the mall. It was so humiliating all day, looking like that.
Girl #2: I would’ve died! –Ocean Beach, Fire Island, New York

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…And So Different from Daddy's http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001460.html Wed, 18 May 2016 04:22:54 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1453 Shopping woman #1: I really like the crabs.
Shopping woman #2: Oh, me too. The crabs are great. –Duck, North Carolina Overheard by: Better you than me

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