Archive for the ‘Government’ Category

…And, Frankly, You’re Lucky I’m Even Talk­ing to You.

Man need­ing help: I need to get my pass­port re­newed be­fore I leave for a trip out of the coun­try next week.
La­dy at post of­fice: We can ex­pe­dite it, and you can have your new pass­port in two weeks.
Man need­ing help: But I’ll be back from my trip to Mex­i­co in less than two weeks.
La­dy at post of­fice: Well, we can ex­pe­dite it and you’ll get your pass­port back in two weeks.

–Post Of­fice, Grand Cen­tral

Over­heard by: Adam Lazarus

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers for Ralph Nad­er… Not!

Soror­i­ty chick leav­ing a de­mo­c­ra­t­ic ral­ly where hillary clin­ton spoke: God, they all sound­ed so po­lit­i­cal!

–Wag­n­er Col­lege

5 year-old boy (to his moth­er): Is it true that oba­ma’s go­ing to raise tax­es?

–Union Square

Over­heard by: Jen

Woman on cell: I’m try­ing to find joe six­pack. (pause) no, I don’t know joe six­pack.

–98th & Broad­way

Sev­er­al mid­dle-aged, wealthy #40 some­thing up­per east side ladies at the din­ner ta­ble next to us at a french restau­rant, dis­cussing pol­i­tics. The last point on sarah palin: “her hair’s fine, her glass­es are fine, her clothes are ok but I’m sor­ry, she’s a fuck­ing los­er.”

–Jacques Brasserie — Up­per East Side

Over­heard by: Lind­sey Miller

Drunk girl: “if lil’ wayne was pres­i­dent, things would be run­ning much more smooth­ly.”

–E Hous­ton St & Lafayette St,

Over­heard by: Ted­dy

“my cousin said that oba­ma is the an­tichrist.”
(pause).
“that’s mad rude, right?”

–M66

Over­heard by: Charley