Teacher, stopping abruptly in middle of lecture: Just for the record, I’m from Atlanta. Hence the accent. You were probably thinking I’m retarded or something… Nope… Just from the South. –Wagner College, Staten Island Overheard by: Tomato NYU student on cell: Okay, um I don’t want to offend you or anything, but you are so totally retarded! –Stuyvesant St & 3rd Ave Overheard by: Lezbotron Big white dude on cell: … And that’s why we’re obviously killing people — because people are retarded. –6th St, between 2nd & 3rd Ave Overheard by: fast walker Black guy: There are 52 states in the U.S., and not one of them has a retarded black person. –61st & Amsterdam Woman to gay friend: You’re not retarded — you’re just creative. –19th & 8th