I Overheard Something Interesting Today

Overheard an interesting, poignant, or funny conversation outside EP? Share it here! 434 People

    Someone said "You don't see faith healers

    working in hospitals for the same reason you don't see psychics winning the lottery!" Which i thought was interesting to know as i never thought of that before!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2014

    Get That Dirty Finger Away!

    Armen, our founder, relates this tale from his time in London: "I was in a pub in London, and ended up walking in on same strange business in the bathroom. Two guys were huddling together discussing something in hush-hush tones, and when I walked in, they both hurriedly...
    ExperienceProject ExperienceProject
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    This Sounds Like Something Out of a Book...

    While I was at the local Winn Dixie today - I met an older lady who told me something miraculous.  She's been working for an elderly lady in the city for about 3 years.  When the son of this lady couldn't go out for groceries (due to illness) - she happily obliged. ...
    Aristartle Aristartle
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2008

    Heard In the Halls

    Walking through the halls at work... *sigh* we are in trouble 1) "Dude - are we on the first floor or the second?" (we were on the first floor, btw- the view of the garden right out the window was a dead give-away) 2) Boy 1 "Do you eat breakfast at school...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2008

    "Yup, cracked my screen again.

    ...Just a hairline in the corner. No biggie."
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 7, 2014

    I couldn't believe this

    but i read in the science and psychology magazine that Just about HALF of the entire worlds population suffers from anxiety, depression, substance abuse or a combination of them!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Dec 26, 2015

    Words Spoken That Make Me Think

    Today I exhibited my artwork at an event that I have done for thirty years. It was the first art show I ever participated in and it might be my last time for I am moving on. The sun was shining and it was a perfect day. My booth was stocked with the best of my wares and customers...
    dartist dartist
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2010

    I Didn't Ask, So Stop Telling Me

    The "don't ask, don't tell" policy implemented by the ever-intelligent United States Military, "prohibits anyone who demonstrates a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts" from serving in the military, because such acts "would create an...
    zeligocity zeligocity
    22-25, M
    20 Responses Sep 1, 2008

    Sticky Start to the Day

    My best friend phoned me this morning to tell me how her day started.  She's very busy, and politically active, and appears in public a lot.  She had broken a front tooth, and the dentist had given her a temporary crown.  She was frantically running around getting...
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Jun 17, 2008

    Johnny Depp: Messianic Healer?

    I heard it on the radio this morning (Denver KTCL). Apparently there was this seventeen year old girl in a car accident that left her in a coma. She always enjoyed the Pirates of the Caribbean movies so her parents sent Mr Depp a letter about her situation. He sent back a...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity
    26 Responses Mar 27, 2008

    How to Talk On the Phone

    I work in a call center. I Activate computer software. People call in and purchase the software and then we activate it. The procedure is rather simple. I am use to walking people through the process. No big deal . I had a customer call to register his software. In the back gound...
    mommatrish mommatrish
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Jun 16, 2008

    I heard from the news

    and a doctor program that being alone isolated is more bad for your health than smoking 15 cigarettes a day or being an alcoholic jeez!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2015

    Life is like making tea!

    Boil your ego, evaporate your worries, dilute your sorrows, filter your mistakes and get the taste of happiness!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2015

    Short Conversation

     One of the funniest things I've ever over heard was when I was at school walking through the halls and one girl who wanted to drop her books and pencils off at class before going to the canteen said to her other friend "Hold on second, I gotta go dump my ****" I...
    brighteyed brighteyed
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2008

    Bendy Misshapen

    ' Have you seens the news darling? Bendy Cucumber and misshapen Bananas are making a comeback at the shops' I overheard this while I was returning some books at the library today. I quickly threw myself at the nearest computer and googled it. I found that apparently there...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 17, 2008

    In a hospital "I always swore I would never

    date an anaesthetist... You can't trust them."
    BoyRandom BoyRandom
    26-30, M
    Mar 16, 2016

    Steve Jobs Made People Miss Their Flight!

    "At least that's what happened the other day to Michael Nygard, a regional director of sales engineer for Verizon, who was pulled out of the security line at an unnamed airport for a closer inspection of his Air. Recounts Nygard, "I'm standing, watching my laptop on...
    savior savior
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    You Just Blow On It..

    This was one of those situations where I heard the worst and wrong-sounding part of the conversation.. I'm supposing that whoever this was that I heard talking about this was explaining some kind of game, but by the time I'm standing there at the bus stop, the conversation is as...
    xBraceYourself xBraceYourself
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    You Want Fries With That?

      I was walking through a store in the mall and overheard the clerks discussing a co-worker. One of the clerks had a rather low opinion of the girl's intelligence, saying "She's not very smart. And she's not picking up on the new stuff very well. Ya know... She is a few...
    emilyreallyexists emilyreallyexists
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2008

    That's Cute

    So technically I didn't over hear because he told me but it was still interesting and cute! So my friend (13) was at the beach with his brother (18) and grandfather(big number) and this girl walker by him with her grandmother wearing a dark blue shirt with orange writing on it...
    Pajamapantsperson Pajamapantsperson
    18-21, F
    Jul 3, 2013

    Not Interesting, But Disturbing

    Late Saturday, I stepped outside with the dog so he could take one last pee before being tucked in his cozy doggie cave for nite-nite.  The porch lights were off, and the street lamp across the way that normally would be saturating the peace with its artificial violet glow...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    11 Responses Jun 30, 2008


    An e-mail joke I recieved today: A man wakes up in the hospital, bandaged from head to foot. The doctor  comes in and says, 'Ah, I see you've regained consciousness. Now, you  probably won't remember, but you were in a pileup on the...
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2009

    EP Hearsay

    On the way to the EP Office today, a few of us overheard some absolutely hilarious conversation from people nearby (who were speaking quite loudly-- wasn't a case of eavesdropping, we swear!). And it dawned on us that it might be a fun feature to have people post the things...
    ExperienceProject ExperienceProject
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    Wondering What Types Of Cases Will Fit The Verizon Apple Iphone 4g?

    Premium Leather - reasonably limited based leather mobile phone cover benefits from a quality leather naturally a lot thinner when compared on the standard alternative. These cases give a much more appareling look and are smooth to the touch. Also, as a reaction of the soft...
    Suellen47 Suellen47
    22-25, F
    Dec 6, 2012

    The Girl Next Doors Boyfriend....

    I was sitting on the front porch having a cigarette and reading when I saw him pull up (nearly hit my car too!) he was on his mobile phone chatting away when something he said caught my ear "it's all in the application mate, you can't put a whole heap on, just dab enough to...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2008

    this is what I heard today A family is at the

    dinner table. The son asks his father, 'Dad, how many kinds of boobs are there? The father, surprised, answers, 'Well, son, there are three kinds of boobs: In her 20's, a woman's are like melons, round and firm. In her 30's to 40's, they are like pears, still nice but hanging a...
    barryoor barryoor
    46-50, M
    Dec 13, 2014

    Cops Get Their Goat

    Heard this on the radio this morning. A lady was driving on one of our local two lane blacktops and came across a goat and a dog in the road and had to stop not wanting to run over them.The dog was playing with the goat.She tried to shoo the goat off the road and it jumped onto...
    Monksyn Monksyn
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2008

    If: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V

    W X Y Z Is equal to; 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Then H+A+R+D+W+O+R+K ; 8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11=98% K+N+O+W+L+E+D+G+E ; 11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5=96% L+O+V+E; 12+15+22+5 = 54% L+U+C+K ; 12+21+3+11 = 47% None of them makes 100%. Then what...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Jan 10, 2014


    "...and all those rooms have balconies so I don't look like hooker when i go outside to smoke." - my boss
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 11, 2008

    Dinner Conversation Or Lack Thereof

    My friend and I were out for dinner and at the table right next to us sat a father and son (I'm making an assumption but they were. honest). The son must have been about 19. They were sitting there at the table next to us having dinner for at least an hour and not one word was...
    whiterabbit whiterabbit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2008


    "...and I showed them my maggot, because that is what it is - a maggot"   Now i know there is such thing as being modest lol
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    Lumberjack? No, You Make Pizzas.

    I work at an Italian Restaurant, and there was a pizza boy there that was extremely weird. He had on rose-colored glasses and yeah... I went over to check on a pizza and I overheard him saying "I am a Lumberjack, and I'm okay." hahahha.
    flashpolaroid flashpolaroid
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2008

    True Or False?

    So I admit i am a very gullable person at times but someone told me today (not going to name anyone inperticular lol) that rocks can grow. I said "Oh really and how do they do that." the woman began to tell me it takes a rock a million years to grow 1 cm. is it true or is someone...
    tonisilvernale2012 tonisilvernale2012
    22-25, F
    Sep 30, 2012

    At the bus stop, a 14 year old girl

    who was rolling cigarettes, complaining about how she was 'forced' to have sex with her boyfriend and how he then cheated on her... I don't really get it either
    BananaSpider BananaSpider
    16-17, F
    Mar 17, 2016

    Wrong Catchphrase...

    While lifting flat rocks into a car to drive them over to where some friends and I were making a wetlands in a water retention basin (yes, I'm serious):   "Hey man, why do you have a yu-gi-oh card in your trunk?" "Cause you gotta catch 'em all!"
    realitychallenged realitychallenged
    18-21, F
    Mar 23, 2008

    Some retirees were catching up,

    it sounded like they hadn't seen each other in a long time. And they began to say how they needed something to look forward to in life, otherwise what is the point in getting up every morning? I always thought people lived because they had no choice, but with nothing to look...
    Harper101 Harper101
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2015

    The human brain is made up of 100 billion

    neutrons and nearly 100 trillion synapses. There is more than 300 times more connections in the brain than there are stars in the milky way galaxy!
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Sep 25, 2015

    Just What Was This Phone Solicitor Soliciting?

    At the start of the new year I determined that I wasn't going to say yes to any phone solicitor looking for donations this year.  You know the calls at dinner time asking for your support.  I have had some interesting responses and it is obvious many of them don't even...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Mar 11, 2008

    Family Hates Me!!!

    About three days ago I overheard my cousins talking about how stupid and selfish I am And I should just never be around them again and the horrible part was my sister was in the room and not once did she say anything to have my back and my parents did nothing they probley thought...
    ihatemylifesoomuch ihatemylifesoomuch
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

    A Childs Logic

    I work in a pre-school with 3-4 year olds, we have a computer in the pre-school room with educatinal games ect on it; One of the games involves dressing a teddy in appropriate clothes for the weather, shown in a picture of a window on the screen...so for example on a sunny day...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2008

    After a Long Day's Work...

    ...the last train station before my stop...the carriage is already packed and many more await to maneuver their way through the empty spaces...the door opens...i hear a crashing sound, much the same as how a mobile phone would sound if you dropped it on concrete and all the...
    missyme missyme
    18-21, F
    Jul 11, 2008

    Medical Procedure?

    "...and after she finished, she showed me the sac.  It was huge."
    noexcuses noexcuses
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

    So I heard from random classmate A

    that Bisexuality is like cake and icecream... I wanted to know what the rest of that metaphor is but I'm guess it it involves guys being cake and girls icecream etc etc...
    narwhalking44 narwhalking44
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 5, 2013

    Lack of sleep/ Sleep deprived causes

    unhappiness a great deal! Negative stimuli get processed by the amygdala; positive or neutral memories gets processed by the hippocampus. Sleep deprivation hits the hippocampus harder than the amygdala. The result is that sleep-deprived people fail to recall pleasant memories...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Mar 15, 2015

    Loving You....is Easy Cause You're Beautiful...

    Most days before and after work I walk through the train station past all the usual peddlers... the blind singing for money, beggars begging for money and people playing 18 instruments simultaneously single handed...for money. And most days before and after work I do all I can...
    cloudsinmycoffee cloudsinmycoffee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2008

    Wrong Place....... Wrong Time........

    I was in gym and a friend of my boyfriends was in the same class as me.. Me and him don't talk much since he's my boyfriends friend.. Not mine.. But they are the couple that we always double date with.. Anyway i over heard him talking to his friends about breaking up with his...
    HeartAndWings HeartAndWings
    18-21, F
    Jan 19, 2013

    On my way to class, I overheard a fellow

    student tell her friend that she "doesn't understand why her roommate hates it when she borrows her stuff." After the girl's friend asked why, she continued to go on about how her roommate "has no right to get upset if I want to wear some of her clothes that I like or if she has...
    aylehn92 aylehn92
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2014

    The Moon

    Everyday I ask my husband, did anything interesting happen today? Today he said that 4 people ran into his gas station and mooned him then ran out. It was random, funny, caught on tape, but what 'ya gonna do?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

    The Moon

    Everyday I ask my husband, did anything interesting happen today? Today he said that 4 people ran into his gas station and mooned him then ran out. It was random, funny, caught on tape, but what 'ya gonna do?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2008
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