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I Was Born a Wednesday, but I Identify With One-Liners

Guy to girlfriend and friend: Goddammit, neither one of you is a gay man trapped in a woman's body.

–8th & 9th

Overheard by: cracking up

Girl on cell: Are all she-males gay? Cause if they're into women, sign me up.

–Astor Place

Teen on cell: Dudes have, like, purses here…

–110th & Broadway

Overheard by: Al-master

Guy to friend: She's not a tranny, but she's, y'know: tran-y.

–Grand St & Bedford Ave

Overheard by: KateM

Man on cell: You and I are both complex women. It's more complicated than that.

–21st St & 8th Ave

Overheard by: Ben

Wednesday One-Liners Get Aufed

Heinously-dressed chick on cell: I wish I could see you today! I’m wearing a really cool outfit!

–Washington Square Park

Overheard by: fashionbly competent

Ghetto chick: I hate skinny jeans. Them shits be mad tight!

–H&M, 125th St

Overheard by: Alison R.

Girl: Okay, those might be Givenchy, but she totally bought them at DSW.

–Houston & Broadway

Salesperson: The trousers are unfinished so you have to go to a tailor when you get home and have them fitted. Are there any tailors where you come from?

–Macy’s

Overheard by: Other suit-buying tourist

Two UES ladies passing by a child laughing at her reflection in upscale shoe store window: That baby has a head start — she already likes stilettos.

–79th & Lex

Overheard by: B.B.

Girl to guy: You should just wear nude leggings!

–1 train

Overheard by:

Girl on cell: Those are the gayest jeans I’ve ever seen. As long as you wear them, you will always be gay. Congratulations.

–H&M, SoHo

Wednesday One-Liners Mention the Unmentionables

Man, pointing at window display: That’ll make a nice gift for the wife: a pair of underwear that say “SALE” across the ass. Classy.

–Outside Victoria’s Secret, Herald Square

Overheard by: sean

Hipster chick: Quite frankly I’d rather wash all my bras tonight.

–F train

Overheard by: braincurve

Woman to five elderly ladies: All right, ladies, put your underwear on and let’s go.

–L&B Spumoni Gardens, 86th St, Brooklyn

Overheard by: Ilysse Weisenfeld

Chick on cell: So how long did it take the four of you to find your bra the next morning?

–Harlem

Overheard by: Jess is hot.

Girl on cell: I am so not letting my underwear go on a date with his underwear.

–Prince & Broadway

So Now We Hate Her, Right?

Preteen #1: Oh my god, I’m wearing pink underwear today.
Preteen #2: Really? Remember that time I wore that pink dress?
Preteen #1: Yeah, but I mean, like, Victoria’s Secret-pink.
Preteen #2: Oh, right, I love those.
Preteen #1, after a beat: Hey, do you like eggs?
Preteen #2: Um, of course I do. Who doesn’t like eggs?
Preteen #1: My friend hates eggs.
Preteen #2: Oh my god, no way.
Preteen #1: Yeah, but she likes cheese. It’s okay.
Preteen #2: Oh, okay. That’s good.
Preteen #1: Yeah. She likes both kinds of cheese.
Preteen #2: Ew, I only like that one kind.

–Fitting room, Macy’s

Overheard by: awkward annie

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