Submitted by sleepint0dream on Fri, 10/15/2004 - 7:17am. Um...
Rae: Wait, do we use a colon there? I never know how to use them...
Jenna: Me neither, I just know we have one.
(several minutes of laughter and strange glances)
Rae: Wait, are you talking about the body part?

in the computer lab at about 10pm last night. i still dont know how to use a colon.
Missing the point
Submitted by AFSP on Tue, 10/12/2004 - 12:37am. Um...
"How can you be a famous chemist?" "Er... what?" "It just said "one of Great Britain's most famous chemists". What's that, someone who got top marks for selling thrush cream to people?" "Uh... a famous scientist... working in the field of chemistry?" "...Yes, that would probably be more likely." My sister and me on the phone last night. (I don't know if "chemist" is synonymous with "pharmacist" outside the UK.) In other news, the library where I just moved has all kinds of relatively obscure Neil Gaiman things that I haven't seen anywhere else. I mention this for no reason other than that it makes me happy. (Edit: Yeah, I didn't move into the library. That'll teach me to read more carefully.)
October 8, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Mon, 10/11/2004 - 7:00pm. Um...
"It's for my feet."
~Two of my friends, while the three of us sat on B'qi's couch in MN. I think this was a mixed conversation. Heh...
So, do you know...
Submitted by Perry on Thu, 10/07/2004 - 8:01pm. Um...
"So all I did, I was just like 'So, do you know this screenname?' and he was like 'So do you know my throbbing c*ck?'"

Girl sitting beside me in computer class, completely bewildered by what she was talking about.

I used that little asterisk because I wasn't sure the word would be allowed.
October 6, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Wed, 10/06/2004 - 6:37pm. Um...
"Now go fix all those customers for what they come for!"
~A girl in drama, vehemently to the girl opposite her
September 29, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Wed, 09/29/2004 - 6:28pm. Um...
"Oh, your gums are so wonderfully pink!! You're hired!"
~A girl at drama, to a guy sitting across from her
September 28, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Tue, 09/28/2004 - 3:21pm. Um...
"Yeah, I don't know what's with him and the economy. It's like he just wants to BE the economy, you know?"
~A guy on a staircase at Sauk, talking on a cell phone
Misheard restatements
Submitted by Monk on Tue, 09/28/2004 - 7:13am. Um...
"I can't tell if this is organized chaos, or just overwhelming chaos. It must be right on the tusk."
"No, tusk."

- two coworkers.
September 26, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Sun, 09/26/2004 - 11:51am. Um...
"I'm bigger, stronger, AND faster than you!"
"But I'VE got six chaos emeralds!"
~Another stupid argument among my brothers, this time the 7- and 3-year-old. Obviously the 3-year-old has been playing too much Sonic the Hedgehog.
September 15, 2004
Submitted by PurpleCow on Thu, 09/16/2004 - 6:41pm. Um...
"Ha-ha! I sat on your custard sandwich!"
~A guy to a girl at drama.