Archive for 2006

Ben, Dover Boyfriend

Chick #1: Oh my god, Ben is so hot. He was flirting with me hardcore the other night.
Chick #2: Um… Ben’s queer.
Chick #1: Ben’s not queer! He’s just from Delaware.

–Downtown 1 train

Overheard by: courtney c

Most Places: Amen to That!

Woman: When I was a kid, we never called people ‘cunt.’ It wasn’t insulting enough. But if you called someone a ‘twat,’ now you’re using fighting words.
Man: But that’s not true most places.
Woman: Brooklyn’s not most places.

–Starbucks, Astor Place

Thank You, Come Again!

Black customer: Give me a yellow cash card, my brother.
Middle Eastern owner: What’d you call me?
Black customer: I said ‘my brother.’
Middle Eastern owner: No, no, no. We are different.
Black customer: No, we’re not — we all come from the same place. We have the same blood.
Middle Eastern owner: No, your blood is black — your blood is shit.
Black customer: No, my blood is blue just like yours. Besides, if I don’t come here to your store to spend money, how are you going to afford the bombs to blow up buildings?

–488 Madison Ave