17-year-old girl smoking on her stoop, on phone: We had this party at school and I was tardy, and my English professor told me don't mark late, mark tardy, and I said but they said if I erased anything I'd be in trouble, he said, tell them they are stupid, tell them they are ignorant. So then I'm in English class, and my teacher and me are the only girls and one of the guys says I'm never getting married because all girls are birds, and I say, what is a bird? And he says a bird is a girl who gives it up on the first date, a bird is a girl who stays out til midnite on a school nite, a bird is a girl who takes your number at a party, a bird is girl who goes to clubs.

–Park Slope