Archive for 2007

Too Late!

Teen boyfriend: I’ve been watching you.
Teen girlfriend: Ummm…
Teen boyfriend: No, no, don’t worry — not in, like, the creepy ‘I’ve been watching you’-way.

–Central Park

Yet None Who’ll Sell Me Ritalin.

Drunk black Brit musician: What the fuck? This is crazy! I can’t believe I ran into you. Manhattan is fuckin’ huge!
Girl: Yes…
Drunk black Brit musician: This city has what, thousands of people? There must be thousands, yeah… Maybe even millions — it’s almost like London… See my guitar case? I don’t have a guitar. The case has a ham in it. Millions of fucking people!

–Port Authority

Overheard by: Carmel

Etiquette: A NYC Short Story

Mid-20s guy: He was like, ‘The market’s been up and down,’ so I was like, ‘Yeah, I’ve been up and down on your mom.’
Mid-20s girl: Oh, that’s real classy of you.
Mid-20s guy: What? You call people ‘faggots’ all the time!
Mid-20s girl: Yeah, but I don’t call their moms faggots!

–Q train

Overheard by: KingM and ALP