Loud guy, comfortingly: Listen, you shouldn’t be embarrassed that you’re Polish.
–14th St & University
Woman on the train: And then he said, “ciao bella” and I was like, “I don’t speak French, you idiot.”
Exasperated girl on cell to boyfriend sitting next to her: I’m trying to tell him we’ll get there early but he’s not listening, he just keeps making those frenchy sounds at me.
–Bus from New York to Montreal
Guy to his friends: He reminds me of Stalin. (pause) You know, that Russian guy who always cusses at people.
–72nd & 3rd
Overheard by: Fancy