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“I got a good heart and a wet butt.”
– one garbageman to another, 6th Street NW

“They’re pretty well-behaved but sometimes I have to hit them with a mop.”
-guy in a jumpsuit at Giant on 7th Street NW

“It’s thrifty, but it smells good.”
– on the Metro

“It’s a shot of espresso over vanilla ice cream. I think it’s called a macchiato.”
– two girls in line at 7-11 on Rhode Island

“I can’t seem to find the VHS section …”
Twentysomething on the phone in Blockbuster on 17th Street NW

Franklin Schneider