Fristy Business

October 20, 2019


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Overheard in Freshman Seminar

Freshman: He uses the word — wait, can I swear? Ass.

Overheard in East Pyne

ML Catholic, upon hearing about Uber Helicopter: What?! What is this?? Money is the root of all evil.

Overheard in my room

Disgruntled study buddy: If you can’t offer lo-fi sex music, why are we friends?

Overheard in Rocky common room

Freshman boy to girl, romantically: Have you ever been to the towpath? Apparently it's very nice.

Overheard in CJL

Geographically inept freshman: Why don't you have a southern drawl?
South Dakota native: I'm not from the South.

Overheard in Dod

Theta junior: We need to take a moment to talk about Timothée Chalamet – he's so hot!
Theta soph: Wait, let me tigerbook him.

Overheard at the Wilson Blackbox

Frosh starting tech week: Do you ever get blueballed but like emotionally?

Overheard on the Street

Guy walking out of Tower: Fine, go to Charter Friday. Fine, hate yourself. It's fine.

Overheard outside 1879

Non-Catholic: If you get drunk at the Aquinas Center, is it a sin?

Overheard on Prospect

Student: Wait, is Macaulay Culkin in TI??

Overheard on TigerTrek

Blade CEO: Typical Princeton kids... reading without their lips moving.

Overheard at Frist

Frosh to friend, describing problematic male: He just mansplains a lot.
Friend: I kinda like that though.

Overheard in Bloomberg

White girl: This tastes like bug spray.
White boy, matter-of-factly: Yeah, that's just IPAs in general.

Overheard at Frist

Frosh to friend, preparing for their first Princetoween: Nooo, I don't wanna be slutty Harry Potter!

Overheard at Wilcox

Lonely frosh: Tell me why these curly fries are the only constant in my life right now.

Overheard in Whitman

Prospective study abroad student: Does Norway even have religion?
Their friend: Uh, yea. Norse mythology. Thor.

Overhard in POL Precept

Bro: There is a feminist literature on…uh…of peace.