Overheard At The Beach http://www.overheardatthebeach.com Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:38:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 And Prince http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001233.html Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:38:26 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1226 Aunt, looking up at the stars: What is that?
Nephew: Is this the southern or northern hemisphere?
Aunt (giggling): I have no idea.
Cousin, without looking up : That's Orion. You can see Meissa, the star at the top, that's its head. The really bright one is Rigel, that's supposed to be the knee. If you follow the constellation downwards you'll see Sirius.
(blank dumbfounded looks)
Cousin: That's, um, where the aliens from V come from.
Aunt, completely understanding : Ohhhh! –Beaches of Koh Sumet, Thailand

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I'm Sure They Still Make De-Lousing Shampoo http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001561.html Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:30:27 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1554 Frat boy to girl walking by and ignoring him: Is it because of my hair? Cause I'll change that! –Mission Beach, San Diego, California

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Every Drug Needs Evangelists http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000011.html Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:22:01 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=16 Girl running along shore: Smoke weed every day!
Black lady on beach blanket: Hallelujah! Come here, baby! Girl runs to black lady, who stands and hugs her and kisses her. Black lady: Smoke weed, God bless you! –Seaside Heights, New Jersey Overheard by: t-money

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No, I Gave Him Something to Keep His Victims' Ashes in for Christmas http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000069.html Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:13:51 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=74 Guy holding up little wooden container: We could get this for Bill.
Girl: Oh! For his pot!
Guy, looking over girl’s shoulder at elderly woman behind her: … Or stuff. –Labadee, Haiti

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The Purpose-Driven Life Made a Huge Impression on Me http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000927.html Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:09:15 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=920 Drunk girl: My goal is to win a wet T-shirt contest so I can win two hundred dollars and get a tattoo… I could never get naked, but I would if I had to. –Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Overheard by: If I didn’t have to work the next day, I’d have invited her to party

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Something Is Making Me Uncomfortable http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001025.html Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:06:31 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1018 Boston woman in her late 50s: … And it’s not like it used to be. Jamaica Plain has become so culturally diverse… It’s so unfortunate!
Sunburned woman in her late 50s: Um. Where is that sunscreen? –Surfside Beach, Nantucket, Massachusetts Overheard by: KP

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Never Met a Simile Yet I Couldn't Swallow http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001197.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:59:50 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1190 Stoned nerd (talking about his sub order): I've got six inches!
Stoned girl: Lucky. I got the lesbian choice, a fuckin' sandwich. Cuz the sandwich is like a vagina and the sub is like a dick, ya know?
Stoned nerd: No, I totally understand. And I'm okay with that. –Wawa, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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…So We Have the Same Name. http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001918.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:51:09 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1911 Little girl, maybe #6 years old: I want a dog! When I get my big brother, I'm going to name him killer! –Venice Beach, CA Overheard by: Anon Y. Mous

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'Brokeback Mountain' Filled Him with Doubt http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/001162.html Sun, 19 Mar 2017 05:44:05 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=1155 Guy trying to park his car: Honey, am I straight? Am I straight?
Wife: I damned well hope so. –Grand Beach, Manitoba, Canadia Overheard by: Shalamar

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The Perfect Complement to the Heroin Hut http://www.overheardatthebeach.com/archives/000970.html Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:25:26 +0000 http://beach.wpengine.com/?p=963 40-year-old yuppie man: Yeah! I think a detox kiosk is a great idea! –La Jolla, California Overheard by: Confetti Bomb

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