Archive for 2005

Does He Mean That We’re Baked or That We’re Twisted?

Pretzel guy: Where are you from?
Man: I’m from here…I’m Jewish.
Pretzel guy: All Jewish people know where pretzels are from! What country do pretzels come from?
Man: I don’t know, where do pretzels come from?
Pretzel guy: All Jewish people know where pretzels come from! I had a Canadian guy last week, I told him, “If you can tell me where pretzels come from, this one is free!” He told me, and I gave him his money back! He was Jewish. Come on, where do pretzels come from? All Jewish people know this!
Daughter: We’re not observant.

–34th & 6th

Overheard by: elise

He’s “Dating” Her as We Speak

Russian chick: I don’t know why he’s so pathetic that he resorts to lap dancing. I mean, come on, lap dancing! Is he really so desperate? He’s a good-looking guy, I just don’t understand how he could stoop so low!
Preppy guy: No no no, you misunderstand! He’s not desperate, he’s just into that sort of thing… you know, he’s actually dating a porn star right now. 

–84th between 2nd & 3rd

Overheard by: Mr. Sausage

“See, I heard they have dropped calls here all the time.”

A suit drops his cell phone on the sidewalk and yells: Fuck!
Tourist dad: Oh my, did you hear what that man said in public?
Tourist mom: And this is the exact reason why I don’t want you to move to New York! 

–71st & Amsterdam

Overheard by: Ellen