Girl to friend: I know, man! I was like, "Expelliarmus!" –116th & Amsterdam Overheard by: Bahnahd College guy to his friends: If you use the word "status quo" in a paper, you're guaranteed to get at least an A. –Cental Park Overheard by: dizzle Smug dude: He told me he needed a dictionary to have a conversation with me. I mean, just because instead of saying…um…like…well, instead of a short word…I use a big one. –Penn Station Overheard by: Ivory Girl Old man to another: What's that word mean, "egotistical"? You blindsided me with that word! Egotistical! –Reading Room, Bryant Park Overheard by: Jessie Woman on cell: You never heard of tilapia? You got to get out of the hood! –St. John's & Classon Overheard by: Mollie