That doesn't make you look more open-minded.
Parking lot in Alexandria:
Girl: I don't like how those guys over there are congregating.
Guy: You wouldn't be saying that if they were white.
Girl: I would if they looked like Eminem.
Parking lot in Alexandria:
Guy (holding up packs of underwear): So what do you think, grey, or colored patterns?
If I ever have to run a death camp, I am definitely not hiring her. She’s way too detail-oriented, and it’s the kind of thing were you DON’T want a paper trail.
Law school professor: “It's not so easy to spell things when you're standing up.”
Guy to friend: What's with your hard-on for Jewish sports heroes?
Girl 1: "Why are my banana privileges revoked again?"
Discussing school boards...
Man 1: "Well, the state controls salaries and hours... there's really not much left for them to decide. of course someone jokingly suggested the color of the school buses."
Man 2: "Though federal law probably says they have to be yellow."
Man 1: "Either that or it's a contract with the Crayola company."--On the shuttle at
Girl 1: "I can't believe she friended me on MySpace. I don't even like her. I mean, should I friend her back? If I do, does this mean that I have to talk to her? Should I be nice? I'm so confused."
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Girl: I'm supporting the Saints because I didn't give any money for Hurricane Katrina and feel like I should do something.
Man: "These wreaths are for Martin Luther King."
Vapid female: "I don't have reservations... except to be like, a better person."
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Rustic looking guy: "you should pull your hair down and take off your glasses at the same time"
Salon manager: "Do you realize how busy it will be on Tuesday? We have a dead president!"
College-age girl: "Sometimes I'm self-conscious about sucking in. But I just let it all hang out last night!"
-Green line metro
During The Good Shepherd: In a scene during World War II in
Many minutes later, a girl a few seats down whispers loudly:"Wait. What was that? Was that an iPod and her Bluetooth?"
Gay 1 (DC local): "So, what's the gay life like out there as compared to here?"
Gay 2 (DC transplant to some midwestern state): "Actually, it's got more, like, hot guys who are genuinely nice. Not like the namby-pamby types here."
Gay 1: "Ah, I see."
Gay 2: "Yeah, and they're all white. There's only like 3 black in the whole town."
Gay 1: Very nice.
-- JRs (Overheard by a non-white guy who was literally standing less than 1.5 feet in front of the conversation.)