Old lady to other: Oh… S & M… Do you like to be the dominant one? –El Greco Diner, Brooklyn Overheard by: Robert Girl boarding elevator, to friend: So, it’s not good when you have to ask your boyfriend if he’s ever whipped himself… [Notices other people on elevator] Oops. –Elevator, 34th & 1st Chick to another: We all assume that one day you’ll be married with kids… Probably with a dungeon in the basement, but nonetheless. –House party, 113th & Amsterdam Overheard by: McFreaky Leather goods hawker: I’ve got leather everything! Leather thongs, leather socks… I got a leather condom with a zipper up the side! –Orchard, near Rivington Overheard by: losaida Man: That Chinese lady liked it when I whipped you. –G train Overheard by: Jordan TA to another: I love that we’ve been e-mailing about a student’s paper under the subject line ‘Fetish Ball.’ –Columbia University Overheard by: Wild Dog Boy Small child, happily: … And that’s the kind of pain that never goes away! –1 train Overheard by: Emily Star