Archive for 2007

Was There Rat Kissing?

Seven-year-old girl: I’m going to see a movie this weekend. Can anyone guess what I’m going to see?
Seven-year-old boy: Ratatouille! I already saw it.
Seven-year-old girl: Yeah, I’m going to go see Ratatouille this weekend.
Seven-year-old boy: Yeah, I already saw it. And there’s this one part — yuck — you don’t want to see it. It’s bad, you really don’t want to see that part — it’s gross. [Whispers it to another kid.]Seven-year-old girl: What? Is there kissing? I can see kissing… If you think I’ve never seen kissing before, there’s kissing in every other movie I have ever seen in my life!

–Bleecker St playground

Dead or Alive!

Thugette: You a motherfucker.
Dirty thug: Yeah, I’m a motherfucker! If you’ve got a mother, I’ll fuck her! I’m a motherfucker!

–1 train

Overheard by: EthanK

That Conversation Was Going Nowhere

Middle-aged woman: Spider-Man uses his spider sense to smell bad guys, but he can’t use it to smell Venom.
Little boy: But Grandma, if he can’t smell Venom, he’s invisible!
Middle-aged woman: No, he can still see him, but he can’t use his spider sense to smell him, so he’s dangerous.
Little boy: Look, a parrot!

–Barnes & Noble, 86th St

Paying More for Less Rocks

Little boy tugging on mom’s arm: Mommy, why are we here?
Mom: Because everything’s organic, sweetie.
Little boy, excitedly: I love organic!

–Trader Joe’s, Union Square

Overheard by: Lacy