Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Who says people don't talk about books? (Ugh...)

I have yet to read the really important Washington Post article everyone is blogging about. But I always find time for Overheard In New York (it's on my Google desktop). OINY, which also inspired a book, posts the irresistably funny, gross, weird, and unbelievable things people hear other people saying in New York. Wednesday the site gathers lots of short quotes together around a theme, with often exponentially hilarious results.

Today, people are talking about books.

If you are a book person, try not to bang your head against the wall after reading these. After all, if you overheard people talking intelligently about books (and there are plenty of those in New York too), it wouldn't be funny enough for Wednesday One-Liners.

2 comments:

KATE EVANS said...

I think some of those quoted are my students.

Marinka said...

The Overheard in NY link is priceless. Without price.