I Swear to God they said that! Identity Crisis edition

Thanks to all who sent in entries this week. If you overhear a funny convo or quote – please email it to [email protected] with “I Swear to God they said that!” in the title.

Paging Kierkegaard, paging Søren Kierkegaard

I’m at Chinatown metro – I just heard, “What kind of millennial are you?!” “I know. I don’t like hummus either, or tomatoes…”

The next six weeks will be a breeze and a blur

Overheard in the Logan Exchange Co-working Lounge:

Young woman to coworker: “Did I tell you I’m killing it at Lent this year!? No beer or wine. Booze only.”

So that’s what the whole ‘Happy Holidays’ thing is all about.

Lyft Line driver from D.C., completely genuinely: “Did you know there are people from other countries who don’t celebrate Christmas? Like India, Jamaica, and Colombia.”

Requiring some serious skills.

In line for the bathroom at Franklin Hall Saturday afternoon.

A guy to two female friends: “I don’t understand why guys and girls can’t cross swords. It would make things move much more quickly.”

The two girls nod in agreement…

Just don’t mix them up.

On the platform at Columbia Heights station, guy talking on his cell phone, “Protein. He ordered protein. Yeah, it is amazing the frequency with which he buys Rogaine and protein.”

It’s a race, it’s a chase, hurry up and feed their face!

Bar on the Hill:

“We are playing chess over here, while they are playing hungry hungry hippos” – on government relations

And when all else fails

GW student having lunch with friends: “So, I emailed all my professors that I have the flu.”

Recent Stories

Thanks to M. for sending: “Just saw this morning, New Rule at the DC USA.”

Thanks to Ken for sending: “This was seen near the Ranger Station in Rock Creek Park this morning” J. also writes: “The USGS guys doing water sampling in Rock Creek”

978 I Street, NW Thanks to TE for sending:

1212 4th Street, SE Thanks to Forrest for sending: Banfield in Navy Yard Closing” Saturday January 27th.

You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!

We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!

Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.

Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!

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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!

Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor

Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Unreserved $125
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Cocktail Attire

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Holiday Part with the Terrells

Join the Terrells and many other local artists for a holiday party at The Fillmore School in Georgetown from 6-8pm on Saturday, December 16th. There will be open studios, live music, chair massages, and local businesses with holiday specials. This

12 Beers of Christmas: Local Seasonals Tasting at metrobar

Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of


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