Archive for April, 2007

How It Sounds Is Not the Problem

Thug teen with high voice: I didn’t say, ‘Scratch the inside of your butthole.’ I said, ‘Scratch the inside of your asshole.‘
Lady friend: What’s the difference?
Thug teen with high voice: ‘Butthole’ make it sound nice and almost innocent. ‘Asshole’ make it sound downright nasty.

–UA movie theater, Sheepshead Bay

Overheard by: The Bling

He Calls Them “Films”

10-year-old girl #1 referring to Starter for Ten: Oh my god, that movie was really sexy.
10-year-old girl #2: I know! We are lucky it wasn’t X‑rated!
10-year-old girl #1: You know, my mom has seen an X‑rated movie before, and my dad has one.
10-year-old girl #2: Why does your dad have an X‑rated video?
10-year-old girl #1: He’s just really into movies!

–Movie theater restroom, 11th & 3rd

Overheard by: Dara