Archive for 2007

You’d Think So, but No

Teen girl: I wish I could mar­ry Prince William or Prince Har­ry — they are so rich and will get me what­ev­er I want.
Teen boy: You know, every­one says that Prince Har­ry and William are such good catch­es be­cause they’re so rich. My dad is a part­ner at Gold­man Sachs, and no one wants to mar­ry me! Is there some­thing more to mar­riage than mon­ey?

–Wall St & Broad St

Over­heard by: Grossed out on Wall Street

God, I’m So Bad at This — Could We Go for Cof­fee?

White girl: Ex­cuse me, ex­cuse me! God, you have a great skin. Do you tan?
Lati­na chick: Do I what? It’s De­cem­ber…
White girl: No, [sighs], I mean, do you use a spray-on or do you go to a sa­lon? You know, a salon where you lay in a booth…
Lati­na chick: No. This is my skin col­or.
White girl: I can see that, but how did you get it that col­or?
Lati­na chick: This is the col­or I was born with.
White girl: Okay, but how is it so brown when you have green eyes?
Lati­na chick: Did you just smoke crack?
White girl: Look, it was just an in­no­cent ques­tion. I don’t see why you have to get so per­son­al…
Lati­na chick, turn­ing on iPod: I hate every­body.

–3 train