Lord of the Wednesday One-Liners

Sweet-looking old man teaching ballet: This is an adult ballet class. We have to try and do things correctly. A children’s ballet is different. Technically, it qualifies as child abuse.

–Steps on Broadway dance studio

Chick on cell: After the crash test dummy, there were two geishas who belly danced.


Overheard by: Hott Bi Luv

Chick: … But he didn’t expect it to be a bunch of animals — rabbits and bears in little outfits and shit. And doing little dances. And he was maaad…!

–1 train

Overheard by: Ladle

Agitated old Jew to wife: I’m just saying, for my money I want the Electric Slide, I want the Macarena, I want the Chicken Dance, you know what I mean?

–68th & Lex

Indignant mom: She secretly enrolled her in ballet without telling me!

–Monroe St & Franklin Ave, Brooklyn

Old Einstein-looking guy with charming European accent: I always wanted to be a belly dancer so I was surprised when I became a composer.


Overheard by: Ben H