The AST Forums are usually more about discussing comedy than, you know, making it, but one recent thread is bucking the trend with frequently hilarious snippets of anonymous conversation. Overheard in Passing, started last Friday by Harry Bongers, is exactly what it sounds like: a compilation of weird things we've heard people say in public. From the profane to the inexplicable, these little gems of real life had me laughing all weekend. Here's one of my favorites, contributed by rabbitandox:

Cell phone rings, guy in suit checks caller id: "Oh, this fuckin' joker." Answers, "Hello, Rabbi!"