Archive for the ‘Terms of Endearment’ Category

… and the Wedding Is on Saturday

Dartmouth boy: This girl I used to work with wore too much eyeliner — She was from the Midwest, she has a smile only a horse could love, skips around with lots of boyfriends, threw a birthday party for her dog — you get the picture. So she’s an ugly Midwestern girl who works at Goldman Sachs in the Muni Department, it’s not even real banking…

–Union Ave & Scholes, Williamsburg

Overheard by: Columbia Girl Who Can’t Stop Laughing

Wednesday One-Liners Are Unincorporated Territory

Woman: Come here, sweetheart! You lousy fucking Puerto Rican scum!

–4th & MacDougal

Construction worker to another: Come here, I’ll buy you some food ’cause you’re my man. What, you want Puerto Rican food? They’ve got Puerto Rican food here.

–Burger King, 46th St, between 5th & 6th Ave

Overheard by: Duncan Pflaster

Suit: Have you ever been to Croatia? They treated me like a god just for being Puerto Rican.

–M31 bus, between Madison & Lex

Dude: Nawww, don’t go to Puerto Rico. It’s just like New Jersey!

–Outside Caliente Cab Co.

Depends on the Face

Barfly: It was a term of endearment.

Bouncer: A term of endearment is not punching someone in the face. 

−−2×4, 2nd Ave & 4th St

Overheard by: Cait O’Connor (and Foley)

Headline by: Dave Barnette 


· “And Assault Isn’t A Spice, Either” — Kathy

· “Aww, you just feel left out.” — Alaine

· “He Said He Wanted Another Hit” — Playtah

· “He’s playing hard to get” — Jeri Rosenblum

· “C’mon, it’s not like she was pregnant…” — laura c

· “It doesn’t count if you don’t leave a mark.” — Scott

· “Welcome to New York” — shorty

· “Another dropout from the school of hard knocks” — jm

· “Barflies Mate Every 48 Hours” — red

· “No, That’s a Term of Three To Ten” — Boyhowdy

· “Dad has a lot of explaining to do” — Mr. Uncreative

· “For endearment, you tend to go for the groin” — ruth

· “Tyler Durden: The Final Years” — Mr. Nobody

· “Punchline” — Robert Katz

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