Posts tagged ‘overheard’

April 17, 2011

Blurbs From the Land of Chimpanzees – April edition

by Gina

Just two this time. One cute, one funny. Enjoy!

Is that the statue made out of liberty?
– Girl Spawn (4 years old), upon seeing the Statue of Liberty on TV

There are really only 49 states. Hawaii isn’t a state, we just own it. Everyone considers it a state because it’s owned by the country. That’s all
– One teenage boy to another at the grocery store. Yikes!

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January 4, 2011

Blurbs from the Land of Chimpanzees – January edition

by Gina

“Josh Groban Sings Kanye’s Tweets”
– This was typed (clicky) rather than spoken, but it is absolutely hilarious. The title of the article was more attention grabbing (in a weird way) than funny, even though it did make me immediately think of bizarre insults or something Josh and Kanye should have kept behind closed doors. The video included in the article is definitely worth viewing – even if you’re not a Josh Groban fan!

“If you don’t offer shipping, how am I supposed to ship this to my relatives?”
– At a seasonal mall kiosk. The lady was, with more courtesy than I could have mustered, very kindly referred to three places: the post office, UPS, Fed-Ex. She still insisted that a seasonal, low-budget mall kiosk with limited facilities and resources should offer shipping – as a *free* service.

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