Archive for 2006

California Raisins for Brains

Teen girl #1: Yeah, it’s totally true. I heard it on the olive branch.
Teen girl #2: “Olive branch”?
Teen girl #1: Yeah, you know. It’s going around…It’s a rumor. The olive branch.
Teen girl #2: You mean the grape branch? –LaGuardia Overheard by: rebecca

Isn’t That Nice?

Tourist lady: Everyone has been so nice in New York; not what I expected.
Woman: We are nice, just self-absorbed.

–Central Park

Overheard by: Renaissance Chick

Chick #1: Omigod, like, if I like your earrings, why should I tell someone else I like your earrings? I should just tell you.
Chick #2: Omigod, I’m just like that too. But really it’s because I love getting compliments.
Chick #1: Omigod! Me, too! It’s the only reason why I say nice things to other people.

–33rd & 6th

Overheard by: Mary Beth Hanlon

Girl: Fuck nice! I am a born and bred New Yorker, I don’t care for nice. I dont’ want to be nice, I want to be right! Fuck nice!

–O’Neil’s Irish Bar ladies’ room, 3rd Avenue

Overheard by: Banana

Deal or No Deal?

Vendor guy: Yo man, you 420 friendly? Here, here; here’s my card. Call me up.
Girl: Uh, yeah sure. Can I get my change?
Vendor guy: Oh, right, right. Sure.
Dude: Hey man, can I get $4 worth of weed?
Vendor guy: What? Man. What?
Dude: $4 of weed, man.
Vendor guy: What are you talking about, man? I don’t sell weed. What kind of man do you take me for? Buy $4 of weed. man. I’m offended. Especially in front of this beautiful girl. Asking for weed. Man, what’s yo problem? –30th & 8th Overheard by: Justine