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Saturday, February 24, 2024

Ever accidentally eavesdropped and overheard something so ridiculous you had to laugh and tell all your friends later? Well, share it with the rest of us. Keep checking The Avenue online at for the chance to submit your own Overheard in Gainesville quotes - coming soon.

The real present comes nine months later

Guy: "For your 21st birthday, I?m gonna get you pregnant." - Downtown Overheard by: Anonymous

Now she knows how Mary Magdalene felt

Girl: "I just hate when you show up for Bible study and everyone looks at you like you?re a slut." - North Lawn Overheard by: Matt

I?d like some fries with that shake

Checkers window employee to fry cook: "Yeah, we see some crazy things here around 3 a.m. There's this woman who comes about every two weeks, stands in front of the drive-thru, and she takes off her panties in front of the cars. She just takes 'em off! And then she leaves them there." Customer at window: "Um, could I please order some food?" Employee: "She never flashes nobody, she just takes 'em off right from under her skirt!" - Checkers at 34th and University Overheard by: Please, I just want a burger


White woman to husband, pointing to greeting card display: "See, it's like I told you! They all look so pretty, but…" Husband: "They?re all in Spanish." Woman: "Exactly! What a shame." - Wal-Mart Overheard by: Sam Walton

Five sides of asparagus for ,5.95

Guy: "Well, great. Now my pee will smell like asparagus." - Arby?s on 13th Street Overheard by: ew

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