The Occasional Loin

October 3, 2013


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Overheard outside Pyne

Gay Ivy junior, exasperatedly: Sex at this school is so boring. I mean, the last time I had a threesome was junior year of high school!

Overheard at Ivy

Pi Phi senior: I’m so out of shape I don’t even want to think about rush right now.

Overheard in COM 300

Comp lit junior: Everything is present in the present.

Overheard in the Terrace library

High man 1: $200. We could buy an O with this kind of money.
High man 2: This is the fiscal cliff. The fiscal spliff.

Overheard on MA government web site

Massachusetts government: “Nudity”, uncovered or less than opaquely covered human genitals, pubic areas, the human female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola, or the covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state. For purposes of this definition, a female breast is considered uncovered if the nipple or areola only are covered.

Overheard at a Nass Meeting

Nass editor, looking at North Korea’s website: Hey, North Korea’s not that bad.

Overheard in front of Brown

Band member, instructing other members of the band on how to play: Just do whatever you feel like doing.

Overheard the day after pickups

Theta junior: She was so drunk last night, she kept screaming out her Social Security number and yelling “APPLY FOR A

Overheard in Foulke

Econ major : I’m trying to save the world through private equity.

Overheard in McGraw

Chemistry tutor: These hydroxide groups make hydroxide bonds, kind of like 69-ing.

Overheard in Frist

Nass sophomore, on a series of photos from the 1960s: I found them a little Instagram-y.

Overheard in Brown

Ivy junior: The good thing about Ivy is no one expects you to feel empathy.

Overheard in Terrace

Dilettante : I lost my fountain pen. I’m crying.

Overheard in Pyne

Junior girl: Louis C.K. ... is white?
Friends: Uh.
Junior girl: Well like, Louis Armstrong is black.

Overheard in the 21st Century

Robin Thicke apologist: Courting is when you say no and I think you mean possibly yes.

Overheard in a foreign exchange

International 1: Have you ever been to Terrace?
International 2: No.
International 1: It’s shit, man. It’s fucking terrible. The building is falling apart and there are hairs everywhere.

Overheard in ECO 302

Professor: At this point, you might not think I’ve said very much. But I did.