Overheard and Shout Outs: June 10, 2016


Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?


“The best part about being a receptionist is getting slices of people’s delivered pizza.”


“I avoid number puzzles at all costs.”


“Oh look…corn!”


“Ow! That hurt. I didn’t think there were nerves in your weenus.”


“He got hammered. Well, half-hammeredish.”


“I’ve had my phone on silent for over two-and-a-half years now!”


“A thumb in a vise can make anyone agree to anything.”


“The nuts on that tree!”



Is there someone or something that deserves a pat on the back or a slap on the wrist?


Shout-out to the Institute Saloon for having the best broasted chicken, bar none. – The Broasted Chicken Queen


Thanks to Jon Miller for driving all the way up to Ephraim to return the notepad I left at Scaturo’s!


A pat on the back to The Washington Post for their investigative reporting in “Frigid offices, freezing women, oblivious men: An air-conditioning investigation” (July 23, 2015). It’s a great article to reference in any air conditioning-related debate.


A note of appreciation for the late David Gilkey, the talented NPR journalist who brought global experiences to the world one photo and video at a time.


A shout-out to our talented art director Ryan Miller for his beautiful work on the 2016 Summer Music Preview.


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