A woman with a cart full of baby products is prompted by an old man for her receipt. Old man: I see you are buying diapers. Any chance you would date an older man and change his diapers? Are you a school teacher? The woman grabbed her receipt and quickly walked away. –BJ’s, Gateway Center Overheard by: Cathleen
2 Black teens sit at a table together, comparing the shopping they’ve just done. One gets up to ask for a cigarette from a middle-aged Asian dude sitting nearby. The Asian dude ignores the teen.
Black teen #1: Man, I hate Chinese people.
Black teen #2: Yo son, watch what you’re saying. Look around you.
Black teen #1: I don’t give a shit, man! I fucking hate
Black teen #2: Besides, I’m pretty sure they’re Korean. –Greenstreets, 32nd & Broadway Overheard by: enkie
Old lady #1: Ugh, look at that! She’s driving an ambulance and she’s on the phone!
Old lady #2: Maybe she’s calling a patient. –M6 bus Overheard by: feitclub
Nurse lady #1: Who do you think is going to OD first?
Nurse lady #2: Mary-Kate.
Nurse lady #1: Yeah, I know. –Memorial Sloan-Kettering hospital, E. 68th Street Overheard by: Phenders
Cashier lady: Huh?
Cashier lady: Oh. The cashier finishes checking the lady out. Lady: Thanks.
Cashier lady: Huh?
Lady: Never mind. –Fine Fare, Clinton Street Overheard by: Heather
Woman: Oh God, I can’t believe we’re actually in Manhattan. Don’t call it New York.
Girl: Uh uh.
Woman: The locals don’t call it N-Y-C. There’s many boroughs, call it Manhattan. We don’t want to stick out!
Girl: Mom, shut the hell up.
Woman: Language! I’ve got the brochure for the Sex in The City Tour. Do you wanna get a Cosmo? –Penn Station Overheard by: Twalia LaRue
Guy: So after my reading, one of the actors was being all nice to me, and wanting to hang out, whatever. I thought he was just being friendly, but then I found out from my friend that in acting school they tell you to do that.
Girl: Do what?
Guy: You know, hook up with up and coming playwrights and directors, so you have contacts. Come to think of it, all my actor friends started being nicer to me after my reading. You guys should be sucking up, too.
Girl: I like your hair. –105th & 5th
Lady #1: Unlike our daughter, she got lucky.
Lady #2: How so?
Lady #1: Our daughter had to pay to go to college. She got a scholarship because her father died. –Jacobs Theatre, W. 45th Street
Chick #1: What’s the deal with Mimi, anyway? She’s been pregnant for a while.
Chick #2: I know. I’m beginning to think she’s just fat. –Mimi Maternity, 87th & Broadway Overheard by: Djlindee
Girl #1: They named their kid Lotus?
Girl #2: That’s kind of cool.
Girl #1: How?
Girl #2: Well, it’s got good connotations, you know? I mean, you’d never meet a bitch named Lotus.
Girl #1: Yeah, but…weren’t they, like, a plague? –John Fluevog, Mulberry Street Overheard by: Courtney