Archive for 2018

Define “Better”

Drunk boy: God, fucking Bedford is so fucking gentrified.
Drunk girl: Go to the Lorimer stop. It’s way better there.

–Bedford Avenue station

Overheard by: Ami

It’s All About Rita Now, MTV Generation

Twin girl #A: Yeah, she said she was going to do the school year here.
Unique girl: She came from Kentucky? Why did she come so far?
Twin girl #B: Louisiana is a state. Kentucky is another state.
Unique girl: Oh, well why’d she come to New York? Couldn’t she stay in her house in Louisiana?
Twin girl #A: Um, no, a hurricane hit New Orleans. That’s why she’s here.
Unique girl: Right, right. I forgot about that.

–Kew Gardens station

“Tunnel Vision:” Defined

Man to friend: So, where did you find the cane you’re using, it looks like just what I need.
Friend: Oh, at a CVS near Jersey.
Man: What’s “near Jersey”?
Friend: Just through a tunnel, you know… Jersey.

–W 71 & Broadway

Overheard by: Revedgoldberg