Archive for the ‘Koreans’ Category

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Gig­gle and Snort

Nerdy se­ri­ous white guy: See, that’s what’s great about go­ing to Afghanistan. I’m no good at talk­ing to women.

–N Train

Over­heard by: an­n­earchist

Nerd walk­ing in­to ar­chae­ol­o­gy class from noisy hall­way: Do you hear the ro­man le­gion?

–Hunter Col­lege

Nerdy guy on cell: Yeah, she’s an ex­hi­bi­tion­ist. She needs to be pun­ished, but who’s go­ing to do it?


Geeky Ko­re­an kid out­side high school: I’m not re­al­ly bad. I’m, like, medi­um-bad. You know, like, bad… But still good.

–Flush­ing, Queens

Over­heard by: Saman­tha

Nerd to an­oth­er: Your en­tire be­lief sys­tem is based on the ro­tun­di­ty of Darth Vad­er… That is a farce.

–Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: Nicole

Ni Hao, Wednes­day One-Lin­ers!

Ko­re­an girl to white guy: Why do you find it nec­es­sary to squint your eyes when you do an Asian im­pres­sion?

–L Train

Over­heard by: john.ainley

White girl to friends: And then a nin­ji­cian pulled a chop­stick out of her ear!

–Ve­niero’s Pas­try Shop

Over­heard by: Amy

Asian chick: Asians are ob­sessed with an­a­lyz­ing poop.

–Max Restau­rant, Tribeca

Over­heard by: Shringle

Woman beg­ging for change: Can I get some quar­ters? (pause) My cousin-in-law is Chi­nese. Come on!

–52nd & Lex­ing­ton

Over­heard by: NMT

Asian woman, af­ter sneez­ing: Just cuz I’m a sneezin’ Asian don’t mean I got SARS.

–Port Au­thor­i­ty Bus Ter­mi­nal

Over­heard by: CNaughty

White girl on cell: Okay, I’m go­ing to sound crazy, but there’s this Asian guy in one of my classes…and he looks just like Ashley…and I just want to run up and say “Can I take a pic­ture of you? Be­cause you look just like my black girl­friend!”

–Dorm Build­ing, Coop­er Union

You Guys Are Be­com­ing Chinks in My Ar­mor

Con­struc­tion work­er #1: This place is ex­pen­sive.
Con­struc­tion work­er #2: Ca-ching.
Ko­re­an store own­er: I’m not fuck­ing Chi­nese.
Con­struc­tion work­er #2: It’s the cash reg­is­ter sound.
Ko­re­an store own­er: I don’t care, I’m not fuck­ing Chi­nese, get out of my store.

–Canal & West Broad­way

Over­heard by: al­so not chi­nese