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Thursday
Mar122009

Actual Overheard Morning Commute Conversation Moments

Things I'm perhaps better off not knowing the context of:

1)  "It was a giant marshmallow.  And she ate it."

2) "So my wife and I decided that is the last time we store weed in the microwave while staying at a hotel."

3) "I don't have the nerve to tell her about the pretzels.  You have to do it."

4)  "...And so I said, 'You know, I have a right to do the PowerPoint slides.  I have a right!'  And then he laughed at me, can you believe it?"

5)  "She doesn't know that I know, but I do know that he was there, and he knows it."  (grave pause)  "I hope I haven't burdened you."

sitting alone and liking it at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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Just guessing, 4 of 5 comments made by women?

March 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterstarnarcosis

Nice - very nice - isn't it amazing how anyone on a cell phone thinks the conversation is private? I've actually taken to asking questions and offering comments on really interesting conversations. I don't consider it rudeness on my part, as I'm just participating in the discussion that was obviously public to start with! :-D I've also found that if you do it to one person in a crowd, for some reason all the cell phone conversations for the next hour or so are muted

March 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAlabama Guy

LOL - oops, my mistake MB. I guess I'm guilty of reading what I wanted to see, instead of what you'd actually written? I apologize! (i.e. no mention of cellular conversation in YOUR article?) Wow - coffee must be decaf this morning!

March 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAlabama Guy

I see you're having fun on the train!!!! hahahahaha
I once heard ENTIRELY way too much about a guy and his divorce and how his wife was taking EVERYTHING and every *#($&@(* name he called her. (Cell phone call, AG.)
Remember, that's what you have an ipod/mp3 player/discman and headphones for!!! :)

March 12, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKris

Pulitzer material you're exposed to. Just absorb it, digest it, and break it down into chapters ;-)

March 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie

That's awesome! I think I'll start doing that! You're sooo right. People just have no clue. What, do they think they're in some kind of bubble???

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