Overheard

18th September 2003

Scenario: A 13-year-old girl in a thrift store holds up a trucker cap, showing it to her approximately 20-year-old shopping companions.

Girl: What do you think?

Guy: Of that?

Girl: Yeah!

Woman: For what?

Girl: For, like, wearing.

Woman: Are you serious?

Girl: Yeah. (Puts cap on.)

Guy: It’s ugly.

Girl: You don’t like it?

Guy: No. It’s ugly.

Woman: He’s right.

Girl: These are, like, really cool right now.

Guy: No they’re not.

Woman: It doesn’t look good on you.

Girl: Are you sure?

Woman: Very, very sure.