Overheard at The Phantoms gaf, Rathgar: This boy had form with the malapropisms which made it funnier for us. Many moons ago, after watching a Lions game against New Zealand (rugby) we were doing some post match analysis and my mate, let’s call him The Phantom was talking to another buddy on the phone and [...]
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Overheard at North Strand: Overheard at a block of flat’s where my friend lives on the Northside. A landlord (presumably) arguing with a wan on a landing outside the flat. She was holding her Yorkshire terrier at the time. the exchange went as follows; Landlord: “YOUR DOG PEE’D IN MY LIFT!” Girl: “He didn’t” Landlord: [...]
Overheard at Dublinia: My nephew heard two ‘How-ya’s’ outside a Doctors surgery. “What are you in for”? “Got de thrush”. “Jaysus, I have that too. It’s like someone scraping a rake through me fanny”.
Overheard at Hairdresser, Harold’s Cross: I was having my hair done at a local hairdresser in Harold’s Cross one afternoon recently, by a Chinese lady, when a young woman came in. She looked like she may have been on medication, or maybe ‘recreational’ drugs of some kind. She asked the hairdresser if she used hair-dye [...]
Overheard at airport bus, Tallaght: On the airport bus from The Square, two cabin crew in Ryanair-blue coats get on. They get on first, and I hear the fella say: “Sit down the back, more leg room. Don’t want to feel like I’m on a Ryanair flight before I actually have to get on the [...]
Overheard at Stillorgan: Two guys in a bar in Stillorgan. Guy one says “What happened to your iPhone?” Guy two, “I walked into a jacuzzi with it in my pocket”. Guys one “That’s such a Celtic Tiger thing to say”.
Overheard at shop on errigal road: I was in my local newsagents last week and the owner and I were chatting about cars. We were debating the correct pronunciation of the Audi model. He shouted over to his shop assistant “hey mary, do you pronounce it awdi or oudi?”, to which she replied “oh god [...]
Overheard at Pavilions, Swords: Was in the Pavilions in swords doin the usual wait outside vera moda, along with a couple of other bored bloke xmas shoppers. A couple came out of Dunnes all over each other, the bloke no more than 20 and the woman at least 50..After their passionate embrace the woman gives [...]
Overheard at Trinity College: In Trinity College for the all Ireland Leaving Cert science quiz today. One of the tie breaker questions was “The Green Party supports MBT. What do these letters stand for?” A man standing at the side said loudly, “What do the Green Party stand for?” Best heckle I ever heard.