Guy with headphones to passerby in the rain: I hate that umbrella! I’m gonna break that umbrella! I’m gonna knock that umbrella out of your hands!

–Union Square

Overheard by: Letting go of the umbrella

Teen boy to another teen boy: I really hate my mom because she grounds me all the time, that’s why I got grounded.

–B44 bus, Nostrand Ave & Ave Y

Overheard by: o_O

JAP: And so he was like, ‘Wanna go make out?’ and I was like, ‘Okay,’ so we did and that was fun or whatever, but I don’t know… We don’t actually like each other at all, we really can’t stand each other.

–The Tea Lounge, 7th Ave, Park Slope

Overheard by: mortalfool411

Black female after being insulted by a Black male clerk in a store: I hate Black people.

–Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Suit: Fuckin’ guy, that fuckin’ attorney. I hate him. I hate ’em all. Myself too, I shouldn’t have gone to law school. He probably hates himself, unless he’s too fuckin’ stupid to regret it. We’re all a bunch of miserable self-loathing fucks, nobody likes attorneys.

–J & R, Park Row

Crazy yelling bitch: He’s a hater, I’m telling you he’s a fucking hater! What? No I fucking hate him.

–33rd & 8th

Overheard by: devila

Girl on cell: What? With pills? Why’d he do that? Because everyone hates him?

–62nd & 2nd

Overheard by: Ralph