Archive for 2010

Jesus Only Healed the Willing

Established-looking black man: You think I’m ghetto? Girl, I can be ghetto if that’s what’chu think I am.
Semi-attractive black female: (whispers something unintelligible that sounds like an insult)
Established-looking black man: Girl,if I was Jesus Christ you still be picking off imperfections on me.

–1 Train

Overheard by: Dominique

…Look– I Can Make Them Dance!

Hot schoolgirl to plain friend: I think my boobs are getting bigger.
(every guy in the train looks)
Plain friend: Ummm, you said that a bit loud…
Hot schoolgirl: No, seriously, look! (cups boobs) They’re bigger! They’re like under my chin now. Every time I look down I get surprised, because they’re just so there!
Plain friend, embarrassed: Please shut up until we’re off this train.
Hot schoolgirl, looking up: Huh, what? I missed that, I was distracted by my boobs.

–1 Train

Wednesdays Have Defense Wounds on Their One-Liners

College girl on cell: He told me he got in a knife fight with his dad, and I was like (sarcastic) “Yeah, okay! You got in a knife fight with your dad.” (pause) But he probably did get in a knife fight with his dad…

–Columbia University

Girl to friend: Trinity is the school for kids from Choate who stabbed their roommate.

–Clover Club

Overheard by: Emily

Girl to friend: I will cut you in your face with a knife before I put my hands on you. You feel me?

–E 161st St, The Bronx

Hamptons club girl: You mean I cut him with a razor blade and I don’t even recognize him?

–Outside East Village Club

Overheard by: DJ

20-something girl, on cell: Oh my god! Who the hell gets stabbed in the back of the head at a flower shop?

–Starbucks

How Tight Do You Wear Your Wednesday One-Liners?

Girl in sweatpants: I kind of want someone to pants me. Just so that I can show off my ass without being a whore.

–High School, Queens

Overheard by: Sunny

Fabulous gay man to another: Ohmigod! I’m totally having a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants moment right now.”

–9th Ave & 47th St

Teenage boy, screaming: I can’t wait to get my pants off!

–Broadway & 52nd St

Man to seven-year-old daughter: Hold onto the rail so you don’t fall. Cause if you do fall, we’re all going to laugh. We’re going to laugh really hard. We’re going to laugh so hard we will shit our pants.

–N Train

20-something well-dressed girl to another: He comes home saying he won all this money, and falls asleep with his hands in his pants, and that’s the end of the story.

–Bedford Ave & 7th

Wednesday Double-Entendre Liners

Middle-aged woman to another: Oh! Look at those nuts, Theresa!

–Holiday Market, Union Square

Four-year-old girl, holding giant lollipop: Daddy, look! It’s so big I can’t get my mouth around it!

–Gristedes, University Place

Overheard by: M

Girl to friend bending down to pick something up: You are now the official bender in this relationship.

–Bard High School, Queens

Overheard by: Sunny

Woman reading menu outside: I love fish tacos!

–Chavela’s, Prospect Heights

Overheard by: zack g.

Girl on cell: Well, my mouth is really small, you know? So I needed something really wide to hold it open.

–1st Ave & 5th St

Overheard by: Asaywhat

The Non-Standard Usage Of Wednesday One-Liners

Guy on cell: There’s a lot bruacracy in public social work…

–Eastern Parkway & New York Ave

Overheard by: jeff

Woman on phone: Her mother is a bird. Her whole family is a flock of birds. I cannot even say how ghetto she is. She said, “columinate.” I said, what? You mean “a‑coom-a-late?

–1 Train

Preppy on cell: What’s your next class? Professional rioting? 

–Fordham

Girl: This class is skewered. There are only three guys and like twenty girls. Damn!

–Brooklyn College

Overheard by: Phil

Guy to girl on train: She’s just like “huh, brutha.” It’s like, embedded in them. They were breaded that way.

–7 Train