In the van, this morning.
Lady #1: Hey, hey (lo Lady #2) did you do facial (face cleansing treatment)
Lady #2: Noooh
Lady #1: So how are your arms hairs blond? Huh?
Lady # 2: Oh, that's called bleaching!
Lady #1: Ah! They look real nice that way. Don't they?
Lady # 2: Yeah! And my arms are very hairy you know, so I bleach them. Overheard Two
In the Bus, day before yesterday
School girl #1: Yeah! You wouldn't believe what he did!? He raped her!
School girl # 2: Noooh! He didn't?
SG #1: He did am telling you! His mother found it out but no one would believe her when she told.
SG #2: How terrible! But why?
SG #1: Because they're married silly!
SG# 2: OMG, and whats going to happen now?
SG#1: His mother is going to kill him soon. [Am glad I know the indian serial they're talking about. Imagine some ignorant being sitting in my place. What would he/she think?]
In the bus, last week
(Woman gets in and sits beside Man she apparently knows.)
M: How are you? Long time no seen? What are you doing in Port Louis? I thought you didn't work here anymore?
W: Am off, I came here for some errands. I saw X. She was going to the pharmacy and...
M: Really? Is she sick? Its been a while since I haven't seen her!
W: Yeah, she was fine she said she had to get something for...
M: Look at me for a second... (I sense movement)
W: huh what?
M: Don't you notice something?
W: huh... yes.. no...
M: I'VE LOST WEIGHT!
W: Oh yes. You have. I plug in my earphones.
"The capacity of Human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater to that of any other animal" said H. L. Mencken. A special thank you to all those of whom I read for being so unboring. No, really. I mean it.
Bon week end à Tous et Happy Carnival of the Mundane!
Tags: Overhearing :.: Boredom :.: Human Beings :.: C'est la Vie :.: Fiténa :.: