Archive for 2017

Some NYC His­to­ry, Over­heard Style

Slack­er #1: You know that ships used to come up the riv­er and dock in the West Vil­lage?
Slack­er #2: Re­al­ly, man?
Slack­er #1: Yeah, re­al­ly. They used to let the sailors out there…yeah, that’s where the term “Hey Sailor” came from.

–Prince Street laun­dro­mat

Japan­ese girl: If this is New York, where are Old York?
Japan­ese Dad: I think that is in Eng­land.

–59th & 6th

Over­heard by: Svein Brun­stad

Kid Must Not Be from New Jer­sey

Con­duc­tor to young boy knock­ing on bath­room door: If it’s locked, it means some­one’s in there and if no one’s in there, it’s prob­a­bly bet­ter not to go in.
Fel­low pas­sen­ger: Yeah, mu­cho stinko!

–NJ Tran­sit

Over­heard by: Jarett

“It’s Not You. It’s Wednes­day One-Lin­er.”

Scream­ing, sob­bing mid­dle-aged woman to man: Why are you do­ing this to me? Why are you do­ing this to me? We made beau­ti­ful love last night! Why are you do­ing this to me?

–Penn Sta­tion

Over­heard by: Lau­ra

An­gry woman on cell: You don’t feed me, fuck me, or ful­fill me! We are done!

–147th & St Nicholas

Man on cell: I’m go­ing to fuck­ing dump that job, like girls dump me.

–45th & 8th

Girl on phone: No won­der he broke up with you, you are a pain in the ass!

–Colum­bus Cir­cle

Over­heard by: Lau­ra

Teen girl on cell: Are you fuck­ing kid­ding me? You’re break­ing up with me be­cause I did­n’t let you lick choco­late off my coochie? That shit’s fucked up!

–Bloom­ing­dale’s