Overheard in D.C.

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Do I have a choice?

On the metro's red line between Farragut North and Metro Center:

"All she wants to do is f*ck me. But she's such a b*tch. I can't stand Sheryl. Do you like her?"
-- Girl, dark hair, about 25

"You know. She doesn't do much for me."
-- Boy, short, ankle tattoo, about 25

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Pope Ratz

"The new Supreme Pontiff of my Church was in the Hitler Youth ... I think I'm going to go get drunk."

-- Bearded man near Dupont Circle, figuring out what to do after hearing 78-year-old Cardinal Ratzinger of Germany had been named Pope

Monday, April 18, 2005

Latest Outcomes of Global Warming department

"It was a flying something!! A flying ant!!!"

-- Jovial man talking on his cell phone in front of his house on Lamont and 11th streets NW, displaying his typically American lack of concern for mutations most likely caused by some kind of human-polluting fun'n games

Friday, April 15, 2005

Are you TRYING to invite me to look at you?

"'Other day, I was walkin' outta Union Station. I couldn't tell whether it was a guy or a girl! ... shoot, I stick with what I know, man!"

-- Very large man, taking off sweatpants in preparation for a shower, in gym near Union Station

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Computer geeks or Unfaithful husbands?

"You just plug and chug."
"It's that easy?"
"Yeah, plus there's no contingency plan."

-- Two well-dressed, but not too-well-dressed, gentlemen walking on G Street NE near Union Station