Archive for 2008

Since When Is Not Un­der­stand­ing Yo­gi­isms the Thresh­old for Stu­pid­i­ty?

Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #1: I keep try­ing to get reser­va­tions at [fa­mous restau­rant], but they on­ly have ones for 10:00 pm.
Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #2: Yeah, no­body goes there any­more, it’s too crowd­ed.
Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #1: Yeah, to­tal­ly.
Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #2: No, it’s a joke. It’s Yo­gi Berra. “No­body goes there any­more, it’s too crowd­ed.“
Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #1: I don’t get it.
Pho­tog­ra­ph­er #2: You’re an id­iot.

–Bryant Park

Over­heard by: Ac­tu­al­ly laugh­ing out loud

I Should’ve Flown the Oth­er Way to Get to Seoul

Dis­ori­ent­ed stranger to ran­dom busi­ness­man: Ex­cuse me, can you tell me where I can find the bus to New York?
Ran­dom busi­ness­man: This is New York.
Dis­ori­ent­ed stranger: This is?!
Ran­dom busi­ness­man: Yeah, you’re in New York.
Dis­ori­ent­ed stranger: Ooh! Re­al­ly?! Oh, now I see!

–5th Ave & 48th St

Over­heard by: Earl Weinz

Ten­sion Fills the Air at Dis­ney on Ice

Drunk­en id­iot (in last row of Madi­son Square Gar­den): You don’t un­der­stand, I have con­nec­tions. One phone call and I’m right back in here…
Se­cu­ri­ty guard: I don’t care if you wan­na call Pres­i­dent Bush. You can use my cell phone. If the peo­ple in front of you com­plain again, you’re his­to­ry. En­joy the show, try not to drink too much.
Drunk­en id­iot to girl who com­plained: Snitch­es get stitch­es!

–Madi­son Square Gar­den

Over­heard by: Lalaith