Archive for the ‘Post Office’ Category

Thank Goodness I Had This Envelope to Blow My Nose On!

Small Jewish woman on the phone: Hey, so sorry, I’m running late. I’m just leaving my house now. I woke up with a horrible cold…
Post office worker: Miss?
Small Jewish woman on the phone: Oh wait… It’s my turn… I’m actually in line at the post office… Oh and when I see you, absolutely no hugs, I am very contagious!

–Post Office, London Terrace

Overheard by: wish I had a bottle of purel

Worst. Slave Girl. Ever.

Girl #1, applying for passport at window: Go get in line over there and get me some stamps.
Girl #2: What?
Girl #1: A book of stamps! Get me some stamps. And it had better not be over $20.
Girl #2: What if they have lotsa kinds of stamps? Like, which one should I get?
(girl #1 stares blank)
Girl #2: I don’t buy stamps.
Girl #1: This isn’t a library! Get a freaking book of stamps!

–Post Office, 42nd St

The White Devil’s Wednesday One-Liners

Older black man to nobody in particular: Ain’t nothin’ done changed in two-hundred years! White folks is still goin’ round makin’ a mess and then makin’ a black man come in and clean up after them…

–Post Office, Gun Hill & Jerome, The Bronx

Asian girl: Do white people eat sandwiches for dinner?

–Grand Central

Overheard by: Spec

Black teen girl: If a sister is feeding a white bitch, you know she is fucked up.

–T.G.I. Friday’s

Overheard by: Chris K

Black chick: But can a Frenchman be a honky?

–Park Slope, Brooklyn

Overheard by: Hunter

Linguistically savvy hobo: The term “cracker” originated from a man named Robert Whitely. It was used to refer to people as “white trash”.

–37th & 3rd

Latina woman to elderly mother: We gonna find you a seat soon, mami. If I gotta beat up white bitches… Let’s go.

–3rd & 1st

Overheard by: j

Next Guy in Line: “Laid!

Old man: Wait–what you think you doing? This here’s the line!
Lady in nurse scrubs: I just want to get a passport application.
Old man: Well, I just want to get a box. Everybody in this line just wants to get something.
(turns to next person in line)
Old man: What you want to get?
Next person in line: Some stamps.
Following person in line: A money order.
Old man: See, honey–they all just want to get something!

–Post Office, Bed-Stuy

Overheard by: Tigertail

What You Never Knew About Supergirl’s Upbringing

Mom to screaming girls: If you do not stop right now, there will be no tv for a week.
Girls: Nooooo!
Mom: That or a spanking.
Girl #1: I’ll take the spanking.
Mom: You don’t want the spanking. I will spank you so hard you won’t sit for a week.
Girl #2, yelling: When are you going to beat me? I want you to beat me!

–Post Office, Staten Island