Clerk: Sir, you need to fill out a customs form for that.
Man: What? Why? This is in America.
Clerk: Sir, it's North America, but Oregon is not in the US.
Man: Yes, it is. It's in the northwest.
Clerk: Really? Are you sure? Oh.
--Post office, 99 Macombs Pl
via Overheard in New York, Apr 2, 2007
Grunge Suicide Is Always an Option
Woman: Would you let Michael go to the west coast?
Man #1: What?
Man #2: No! You don't want him to be a freak.
Woman: I didn't mean Oregon.
--Chipolte, 44th Street
via Overheard in New York, May 27, 2005