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Girl: Do diabetics need water?
Guy: Everyone needs water.
Girl: I mean, do they need it particularly?

–Prince St

Overheard by: Samah

Wasn't This a Seinfeld Episode?

Woman #1: Oh, no!
Woman #2: Out of toilet paper?
Woman #1: Yes!
Woman #2: How much do you need?
Woman #1: A lot?

–Ladies Room, Dinosaur BBQ

Not Really, No.

Teenage daughter: Hey, do you want a Klondike Bar?
Mother, singing: What would ya do for a…
Teenage daughter, interrupting: Do you want one or not?

–Tribeca

Even Talking About Food Makes Me Fatter

Skinny guy #1: Have you ever seen me eat a slice of koronet?
Skinny guy #2: No. (pause) If I did, we would not be dating.

–111th St & Broadway

Overheard by: Katrina

If You Love Something, Let It Go

Guy in long line outside stall: Hurry up, man!
Guy in stall: I can't stop shitting on myself!
Guy in line: I don't care, just hurry the fuck up!
Guy in stall: I've got diarrhea like crazy, guy!

–Bathroom, Penn Station

What?

Smoking dude: The other day I saw in the store “vegetarian eggs”.
Friend: What?
Smoking dude: Yeah. I mean, if they came out of a chicken, they aren't vegetarian.
Friend: Maybe they meant “free range”?
Smoking dude: I got no problem, free-range eggs, kosher eggs, whatever… but they aren't vegetarian.

–Outside Webster Hall

Overheard by: Duncan Pflaster

Bavarian Motor Wear Is Hot This Season

Midwestern lady: Oh dear, what a blouse shirt. Where did you get that?
German tourist: Thanks. It's from Germany.
Midwestern lady: Germany? I think I've heard of that designer before. Do they have a shop in New York?

–99 East & 52nd St

*Pouts*

Girl to male friend: You can look but you can't touch! (pause) Wait a minute, why am I telling you! (to boyfriend) You can look but you can't touch!

–59 & 6th

Don't You Have an Abortion Clinic to Picket?

Save the Children canvasser: Do you have a moment for Save the Children?
Man: No. Actually, I just got fired from my job…
Save the Children canvasser: From Save the Children?

–Brooklyn