Archive for 2008

We Were Rooting for You Right Until the End, Lady

Large ghetto lady: Astro place?
Thug: Yeah, Astro place.
Large ghetto lady: Motherfucka, can you read?!
Thug: It’s Astro place, it should definitely be Astro place.
Large ghetto lady: It’s Astor place, ain’t no Astro place.
Thug: Like, do you throw asses at it and shit?
Large ghetto lady: Asto-o-o-o-r-r‑r place (laughs condescendingly for at least a minute) Yo, I got arrested at Astor place.

–Downtown 6 Train

Overheard by: Sad to say, I got off at the same stop.

You Want a Good Relationship With the Sire of Your Illegitimate Children

Black woman: So he wanted to get married, so I can help him out, and I was all for it, cuz I’ve know him since I was fifteen, and we’re cool like that.
Indian woman: Well, do it then.
Black woman: But then he said he wanted more like a real wife…I can’t be anyone’s wife, I got me two kids and my baby’s daddy might not like it.
Indian woman: Uhhh. Well, then know what you’re doing.

–M4 Downtown

Overheard by: Amanda