Tween girl: No, it’s “Yiddish”! “Yiddish,” not “ribbit.”
Overheard by: ragnvaeig
20-something girl to older friend: No, no… “ghetto” is just slang–it’s not a real word.
Guy on cell: Yo. (pause) Yo, yo. (pause) Yo, yo. (pause) Yo, yo, yo.
–Pacific St & Atlantic Ave
Overheard by: jayloo
Guy to another, who has obviously caused him some emotional strife: I just don’t understand why you had to did me so dirty.
–Hudson River Park
Teenage boy: But I ain’t know where was them talkin’ about it! (teenage friend nods sympathetically)
–Downtown 6 Train
Girl to guy: It must be your manstinct. (pause) Not ya manstink!