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One Life to Wednes­day One-Lin­er

Five-year-old boy to fa­ther: Is this an im­por­tant life les­son?

–14th & 6th

Over­heard by: A

Young Asian man to woman ig­nor­ing him: Hey, let’s go get a falafel. Hey, hey–you live around here of­ten?

–Union Square

Over­heard by: ser­e­na

Woman, throw­ing Mc­Nuggets at man: Get the fuck out of my life!

–Times Square

Over­heard by: El­liot

Fran­tic crazy guy: I’m gonna go have a seat in Star­bucks and get my life to­geth­er!

–6th Ave & 25th St

Over­heard by: tbomb

Suit on phone: Well that’s life, you screw peo­ple over and then you go to the Ba­hamas.

–Train in­to Penn Sta­tion

Where Else Can You Get Labia Jew­el­ry on the Street?

Man sell­ing glass­es on the street: Would you like a pierc­ing to­day?
Woman on phone: Hang on… What?
Man sell­ing glass­es: Would you like to get a pierc­ing to­day?
Woman: Would I like a…? No, I would not like to get a pierc­ing to­day. (back in­to phone) I love New York.

–St. Mark’s St

Over­heard by: Lo­gan

How to Make a Stu­dent Yearn to Dis­cuss Poly­no­mi­als

Fe­male tu­tor: Okay, so do you want a soy hot choco­late?
12-year-old stu­dent: No, that tastes fun­ny.
Fe­male tu­tor: So you want cow milk, eh? How would you feel if you were hooked up to a ma­chine all day giv­ing milk?
(stu­dent is silent)
Fe­male tu­tor: You know it’s breast milk right?
Stu­dent: Yeah.
Fe­male tu­tor: Moooooo moooooo. (makes suck­ling noise.) Moooo moooo! (Makes suck­ling noise)

–Hop­scotch

Over­heard by: bildita

How Much Is That Wednes­day One-Lin­er in the Win­dow?

Man eat­ing brunch to male friend: We both came out sev­en years ago. We are pup­py gay in dog years.

–Big Dad­dy’s Din­er

Over­heard by: Mor­gan

Very lov­ing mom talk­ing to daugh­ter about her son: Hey! He is not an an­i­mal, he is not a dog. Well, at least not to­day!

–Hel­l’s Kitchen

Out­raged woman to man: What? No! Do not put the dog in the fur­nace, Ted!

–Court Street

Chick with cig­a­rette, on cell: … Leath­ery fetish dog-masks, or just Hal­loween style dog-masks?

–Out­side Tagine, 40th & 9th

Over­heard by: La­dle

Philo­soph­i­cal suit: The on­ly rea­son I haven’t di­vorced my wife is be­cause of the dog.

–Up­per East Side

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

And Give Michael a Break–He’s On­ly Sev­en

Red haired woman: Damn it, Michael for­got to pack my lunch again. I am so pissed at him! Ar­rrrgh!
Big boobed woman: Shhh…shhh… Just get lunch at the store.
Red haired woman: Do they got ribs at the store? Do they got ribs at the store, Por­tia?
Big boobed woman: You could ask. They have pork.

–A Train

Over­heard by: Dun­can Pflaster

If You Make It Back, It Means You’re in the Fra­ter­ni­ty

Con­duc­tor: Could the loud and row­dy pas­sen­gers please calm down? We ask that pas­sen­gers on the train re­spect the oth­er rid­ers.
Sailor #1: Fuck you! Fuck you! I don’t give a fuck what you say. I do what­ev­er I want.
Sailor #2: Wait, what if he gets mad and, like, drops us off in a dif­fer­ent state?!

–6 train