Wednesday, July 21, 2010

That Darned Spidey Sense Can Be *So* Annoying

404542 01: An inflatable Spiderman hangs on the facade of a movie theater April 26, 2002 in New York City. A film based on the comic book hero debuts May 3, 2002. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Overheard: at a Baltimore playground

By: Jennifer Mendelsohn

Boy of four or five, deadly earnest, to two other kids:

"So, my spidey sense was tingling..."

Thursday, July 8, 2010

That's OK. Just Digg It, Then

Two pupils at Hardwicke School in Herefordshire using a computer terminal, June 1987. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Overheard: by Claudine Jalajas

Max, 7, (laughing hard): "Oh my God, Annabelle. That was so funny. You should put that on your blog."

Annabelle, 4: "Wha...t?"

Max: "Yeah, I don't really know what that means either."

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Yes, Johnny. You'll Also Want to Avoid Putting Sticks in His Eyes

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 12:  Children play in the fountain of water created by an opened fire hydrant in the East End of Glasgow on July 12, 2005, Glasgow, Scotland. Temperatures climbed above 30 degrees Celsius in many areas across the country. Temporary speed restrictions have also been put in place on the rail network after a summer heat wave hit Scotland.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Overheard: at the pool

By: Jennifer Mendelsohn

Distracted father on Blackberry: "Are you pouring water on his head? Well, you want to avoid that, because it makes him scream."