Archive for 2005

This Gay Slang Gets Really Odd Really Quick

Woman #1: So I organized my closet–
Woman #2: Ohmigod, I love that! It’s like a natural high! Did you put things in boxes?
Woman #1: No, bags.
Woman #2: Ohmigod! Did you label them?
Woman #1: Yeah, I put stickers on them.
Woman #2: Ohmigod, that’s great!

–14th & Broadway

Overheard by: Anastasia 

What An Ass

Guy: I don’t want to be drunk in front of her.
Girl: What? Why not?
Guy: I don’t want her to see me like that.
Girl: But face down on the floor is really the only way to see you. 

–84th & 2nd

Overheard by: mortimer stackendanch 

Ten Years, Give or Take

Old man #1: …so she processes it and hands me back the form and it hits me like a ton of bricks: Senior! I’m a senior now! Do I look like a senior?
Old man #2: …How long do I have to answer that?

–Elevator, Worth & Church

Overheard by: Cap’n Mid-nite

Hey, It’s Kind of What They Came Here For

Southern woman: Excuse me, sir? We aren’t from around here but could you tell me where Times Square is?
NY Man: Yeah, it’s a bit uptown from here, you’re lookin’ for 125th street. It’ll say Harlem but don’t let it throw you off.

–Times Square

Overheard by: Carl Krickmire 

Tourist guy: Excuse me, where is the subway?
NY guy: Sorry, I don’t speak English.

–Rockefeller Center