Archive for the ‘Cleanliness’ Category

The Island of Dr. Wednesday One-Liners

Man on cell: Was there a lot of bleeding? [unintelligible reply] Well, was it four sheep or five? [reply] We have to find a way to separate the cows from the sheep.

–Elevator, 56th & 8th

Drunk girl, yelling: All I want is a llama! Another cocktail and a llama!

–Terminal 5

Dude: So you’re enjoying acting, LA, monogamy, horses?

–Cafe Esperanto

Chick to friend: I don’t care how well you clean it, I am not doing shots out of that alligator!

–TriBeCa

Overheard by: lalala

Swanky pin-stripe suit on cellphone: The little shit will definitely get approved. He’s as healthy as a French gay ox.

–51st & 3rd

Overheard by: IG

Young black dude: You know the movie The Lion King? Yeah The Lion King! …You know, the one with all the tigers.

–4 Train

Overheard by: BQM lady

Man: Manatees are the most peaceful creatures in the world… They get hit by motor boats!

–Astor Place

.….But That Was Only Because I Drank Too Much Eggnog and Passed Out in a Puddle

Red-haired hipster: Yeah, I haven’t bathed myself in a week, so today I took a shower.
Hipster chick: Yeah, last time I took a shower was on Christmas Eve. I guess I should bathe.

–L Train

Overheard by: every day bather

Headline by: antigoth

Runners-Up:
· “God, I Hope This Was Overheard on Christmas Day” — Vasyl
· “Jesus Would Want It That Way” — Nick Turner
· “On the Plus Side, I’ve Driven All Of the Roaches Out Of My Apartment” — Kelly
· “Robert Pattinson’s Dream Girls” — John
· “Smells Like.… Teen Spirit?” — rose
· “Wait, Do Golden Showers Count?” — Trey Jackson
· “Why Is There an Echo on This Train?” — Scott Easton
· “Why You Never See Hipster Babies…” — Ray

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It’s Even Hard for Grownups to Grasp

Obese black woman, explaining 911 to seven-year-old daughter: We talk about this every day, honey. The ending’s not gonna change.
Daughter: They put up the flag up after? Didn’t it get dirty?
Obese black woman: Well, they kinda had more important things to deal with. They didn’t have a washing machine there.

–R Train

Overheard by: Jon A.

Non-Recyclable Wednesday One-Liners

Conductor: Please throw away your newspapers and garbage in the trash cans on station platforms and know that the trash cans can only hold two human bodies at a time.

–LIRR

New York Post guy: New York Post! Free New York Post! (hands huge stack of papers to passerby) Thanks, brother. Just throw the rest in the trash can down the block.

–40th & 6th

Carriage driver to horse: You see that chestnut? That’s called “Eurotrash.”

–Central Park South

Overheard by: Andy

Giant old man to screaming and jumping children: You look like Garbage Pail Kids. Stop it.

–Madison & Nostrand, Brooklyn

Overheard by: g

Conductor: Please place anyone who has become garbage en route in the appropriate receptacle.

–R Train

Overheard by: Jess

Woman walking down the street with a small bag of garbage: Fuck it. (drops bag of garbage nonchalantly, keeps walking)

–W 19th