Old woman: I was only a bridesmaid once, and the dresses were just impossible. The color was this menopause blue! –Jojo, East 64th Street Overheard by: Molly the Mole
Hobo: I was talking to my therapist and she said, “Would you rather hurt yourself or someone else?” And I started to say “myself” but then I thought she didn’t want to hear that. So I told her that I would hurt someone else. That seemed more sane. –1 train Overheard by: James Gillece
Bus driver: This bus service sucks! I can vouch for that. –Q39 bus
Chick: I got drunk and forgot to take out my last tampon; when the doctor fished it out it was all gray and smelled like Alpo. –6 train
Store chick: I got a high school ring, and it was the biggest regret of my life. –NYU Professional Bookstore, LaGuardia Place Overheard by: andrew
Man: So yeah, he went away to a fairy commune, but I hear he’s having a really good time. –42nd & 8th Overheard by: Gabriel and Lauren
Chick: When I get mad, my Koreanness comes out. –Duane Reade, 34th & 8th Overheard by: Lani A.
Old man: It takes a student of human nature. You have to talk to people. You never know what it is you are talking to. You never know if that person just crawled out of a sewer. –Elevator, Hudson & Broome Overheard by: Rick Felice
“Actress” #1: I have tennis elbow.
“Actress” #2: You do?
“Actress” #1: …Well, I don’t know what tennis elbow is. –Elevator, 37th & 8th
Queer: Who’s up there?
Queer: Oh, well, I figured, obviously. I’d recognize her back anywhere. –Times Square Queer: Oh my God, are they Voguing? That is so 1990. –Times Square