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.”

–Penn Sta­tion

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