Wardrobe consultant chick: Hey Jorge*, el foodo is here! Wait a minute, what’s the word again?

–Men’s Wearhouse, 34th & 5th

Overheard by: erak

Tourist woman on cell: That’s not even the right thing to say to somebody in a fight. A “punk” is from the 50s. It’s like a tough guy or a street guy.

–56th & 5th

Woman on cell: You know what pull my finger means? Well you better start pulling your finger. Pull it 247.

–12th & 1st

Guy: Korean words don’t end in vowels, you fuckhead. Except for “Korea”… and “Hyundai”.

–Chelsea Market

Yuppie dad lecturing two school-age sons: Last week, this girl in my class said that something just sucked and I told her, “You know, when you’re in English class, vocabulary is cool, and it’s better to say that something is disappointing instead of saying that it sucks.”

–Tip-Top Shoes, W 72nd St

Overheard by: Susan Volchok

Man on cell: Do you know what trifling means?? No! It does NOT mean truffle-making!

–17th & 6th

Overheard by: Thirsty Violet

Guy, passing “La Bagel Delight”: That means “The Bagel Delight” in

–7th Ave, Park Slope