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Shish Kanish Is That Falafel Place Over on Third

10-year-old white boy: Mom, you know what I'm wondering?
Mom: No, what?
10-year-old: What does “shish kanish” mean?
Mom, staring at him: What the hell are you talking about?
10-year-old: In that song by Shakira it says she makes a man wanna “shish kanish.”
Mom, shaking head: “Speak Spanish,” Cory. She made a man wanna speak Spanish. Shit, you ain't never gonna be a singer. –Tenement Museum Overheard by: Excuse me while I kiss this guy

Wednesday Flatliners

Dude on cell: Alright, listen up. If the guy gets up and walks away, he's not dead. If you come back and he's still lying there, he's dead, you follow? So, in that situation you are just going to go through the motions like we discussed. –23th & 7th Overheard by: mel Random man on bicycle to doorman: You never know when you're going to eat a bad mushroom and die. –87th St & York Ave Overheard by: Critter Jersey woman, looking at a case with brains that suffered from major stroke: Oh my gawd… They probably died from that! –Bodies The Exhibition, South St Seaport Guy shopping in art supply on a cell: So you're banking on dying young, then? –Art Store, Williamsburg Spacey old guy to friends, calmly: I want to murder that guy. (even more calmly) I've got bloodlust in my heart. –9th St b/w 1st & 2nd Overheard by: JKW Woman on cell: You want to be cremated, right? (pause) Well, then what the hell are we going to do with you? –Park Ave

The Best Things in Life Are Wednesday One-Liner

Woman on cell: Why aren't you looking for some boy to do it for free? –E 3rd & 1st Ave Overweight MTA worker with megaphone: Free shuttle buses to Utica Ave. Follow the crowd. Free shuttle buses to Utica Ave. Follow the crowd. No shirt, no shoes: no service! –Franklin Ave Subway Overheard by: Jesus Jon Homeless guy: Free boogers! Get your free boogers! –8th & 6th Overheard by: Zack Old woman with glass of wine and full plate, stumbling out onto the sidewalk: Ha! It's free! Everyone, free food! Ha! –Open House Art Exhibition, 106th St & Broadway Guy giving out free pens: Come on, don't be shy! Come get your free pens! This is New York City, only thing you're gonna get for free are these pens and your mother's love. –Kimmel, NYU Wanna-be thug eating ice cream: Wanna know how much I paid for this? S'free! I stole it. –125th St & Broadway Overheard by: EthanK Hobo stopped for stealing a box of bottled water: But Obama's President! Everything should be motherfucking free for the next 279 years! –Duane Reade