“We are straight-up Googling on you.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I need it, like, ASAP. My deadline was yesterday.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“A colleague who attended journalism school told me that even if you like the guy you’re profiling, you have to say three bad things about him. That’s the rule.”

Yo

Journalist 1: I Yo’d you four times yesterday, wasn’t sure if you saw.

Journalist 2: I saw. 

Journalist 1: You didn’t react, so I wasn’t sure. 

“I’ve read enough Greek tragedy to know how this works.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I don’t like doing math alone.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I want a chalkboard: (X) days since last Twitter correction.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“Weekends will never be the same.”
— Overheard ~mysteriously~ at The Washington Post
“She’s crazy, but like, sweet crazy.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“No good can come of you saying the word the ‘Spanx.’”
— Overheard at The Washington Post
“I’m not always wrong, but when I’m wrong, I’m wrong with conviction.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post

A good thing

Journalist 1: I’ve gotten so much weirder on the Internet since I met you. I just wanted you to know that. 

Journalist 2: That’s a good thing. 

Looks like we’re running out of space in our awards cabinet. 

Gross.

Journalist 1: Ew! That’s gross. 

Journalist 2: It’s gross, but in an interesting way, I think. 

“Nice people are the worst.”
— Overheard at The Washington Post