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I was at the gym today.  Two high school girls were sitting on the mats and "working out their abs," which basically meant that they were chatting, texting, and doing half-assed crunches when they felt like it.  We will call them Stephanie and Ashley.

Stephanie: "So like, are hot dogs bad for you?"
Ashley: "Ohmygod, I asked my mom that the other day!"
Stephanie: "Are they?  I had two for lunch.  I never eat them with the bun though."
Ashley: "Yeah, I think they're OK.  You know, without the bun."
Stephanie: 'Yeah, OK, good!"

Pretty much speaks for itself.  :o

Overheard anything crazy like that lately?  I love hearing people's conversations.

Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

A woman I work with blames the vitamins her mother gave her as a child for her obesity.  Not the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and cup of cheese she puts on her "diet" salad.  I was like...are you kidding me??

Just like the watermelon size growth hanging off her back (no exaggeration) is nothing to worry about...at least according to her doctor.  Nor the pus it secretes.  

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Walking thru the grocery store...

Hairspray Diva(seriously, I could SMELL her hairspray):"What's with this Dillons?  (Grocery store, local Kroger outlet) Their 'hippie' aisle is, like huge!" 
Drenched in Perfume:"OMG (no, really, she said the letters OMG) I know!  who wants bulk granola and weird stuff, I mean the beans aren't even in cans!"
Revvie:  ::)
HD: "And all those weird things in the produce section!  I mean who eats that stuff?"
DIP: "Must be for (drumroll, please) The Mexicans!"
Revvie: ... ???

Ah, Kansas...

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

A woman I work with blames the vitamins her mother gave her as a child for her obesity.  Not the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and cup of cheese she puts on her "diet" salad.  I was like...are you kidding me??

Just like the watermelon size growth hanging off her back (no exaggeration) is nothing to worry about...at least according to her doctor.  Nor the pus it secretes.  

CLAP CLAP CLAP. Congratulations. You just won the "Grossest Post of the Day" award! Oh my! (but really, I love it).

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Background: Spain has shops called "droguerias" that sell everything from paint and glue to cleaning products to laundry soap and toiletries to expensive cosmetics and perfume. Just how expensive, I didn't realise, until today.
I walked past the cosmetic counter and heard a saleswoman tell a customer: "Well the repairing serum by itself is 240 Euros. If you add the moisturising protection cream it comes to 360."

360 Euros is like 450 USD or more. What is IN that stuff? Because you know darn well she's got less than a cup of each at that price.

I shudder to think what's in it. Princess poop? Elf tears? Or, as I read on a label in the 70's "wild stallion semen"? (And just who collected it, I wonder, let alone how!)

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Background: Spain has shops called "droguerias" that sell everything from paint and glue to cleaning products to laundry soap and toiletries to expensive cosmetics and perfume. Just how expensive, I didn't realise, until today.
I walked past the cosmetic counter and heard a saleswoman tell a customer: "Well the repairing serum by itself is 240 Euros. If you add the moisturising protection cream it comes to 360."

360 Euros is like 450 USD or more. What is IN that stuff? Because you know darn well she's got less than a cup of each at that price.

I shudder to think what's in it. Princess poop? Elf tears? Or, as I read on a label in the 70's "wild stallion semen"? (And just who collected it, I wonder, let alone how!)

:lol:

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I forgot that I overheard this the other day. I was just leaving the apartment area with Olen, and two younger guys were walking in.

Guy A: ...it was jacked up.

Guy B: Really? How was it jacked up?

Guy A: On jacks. It was jacked up on jacks. Not like JACKED UP.

Guy B: Ohhh. I thought you meant jacked up.

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I get confused with the kids' lingo. When people say someone is sick, I don't know how to take this. They are exceptionally good at something, or they are ill with a disease? There are others like this, and it makes me feel old and out of touch. (I'm okay with that).

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Two construction workers...

cw1- at least they did not anally probe you.

cw2- ohhh, ive been probed before its not that bad.

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Woman talking about her son:
"Even though he's morbidly obese, he's in pretty good physical shape."
Uh-huh.

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student: "I just don't know...stuff..really."

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Golly I wish I could have heard the rest of this conversation!!
Two women walking down the street behind us, and one says to the other,
"And then she married this monk, and..."
Unfortunately they turned a corner and the rest was lost.

In Spanish, "Se casó con un fraile" could mean "She had a monk (not a preist) for the wedding" or "she married a monk". So I needed context. Drat!!!

I could eavesdrop for Europe.

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At the university there are often protesing groups walking around campus for various causes...I love it! Anyways, the other day there was a huge group of students chanting something like" we demand a free education" but they were far away.  These two guys in front of me on the stairs said to eachother, "are they saying "we demand free chicken" and it totally sounded like they were saying that.

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Teenagers on the bus are great for overheards!
Latest was 2 guys about 15-16 talking about whether or not the draft and compulsory military service should be reinstated.

"Of course it's dangerous! It's a war! If nobody kills anybody, you're just having an argument!"

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I was in an art gallery today having a look around, and there was a rather involved and graphic painting of a hell scene. As I looked at one nearby, a lady with two young girls stopped to look at it, and the lady started explaining to girls what hell is. I was fairly gobsmacked at her willingness to stand in front of a picture of people getting disemboweled etc while telling her daughters that thats what hell is and that's what happens to bad people. I was about to move away, when I heard this:

Girls: Are they killing them?
Mother: No, those people are already dead. You know when there are people who are really bad people when they are alive, like, for example Dick Cheney, but nothing bad happens to them when they are alive so after they die they go to hell to make up for it.

I almost wet myself :P Like, for example, Dick Cheney?! In a lecture to little kids! Hahahahaha

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Hahahaha that last one wins this whole thread

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Hahaha.  I love it, Theo!

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Maybe one of the guys in the painting looked like Cheney. That would have been great.

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"I have a good vocabulary, I just choose not to use that muhfucka"

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"I have a good vocabulary, I just choose not to use that muhfucka"

i love this

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