Posts tagged: overheard
A woman on an elevator in the Review Tower made that remark this afternoon when she realized the others riding with her were just returned from a luncheon honoring employees who have been at the S-R for 25 years or more.
No one said anything. But it seemed like a pretty good opening. So here's my belated response to her “lifers” line.
“Yeah, baby. We've got nothing to lose. So watch out.”
Mother to a little kid who was skipping, singing and what have you.
“We're not here to have fun.”
Overheard at the Elk Cafe in Spokane's Browne's Addition (two twentysomething guys talking about a new hire at some local business): “Does he have any ideas?”
“Not new ones.”
“Well, then they aren't ideas.”
Overheard at the Thai Cafe: A waiter was explaining the system of ranking spicy-hot dishes when a first-time patron asked “So, like three stars, how hot is that in Mexican?”
Guy No. 1: “Sometimes they go on a zombie run.”
Guy No. 2: “What's a zombie run?”
Guy No. 1: “Dress like a zombie and run.”