Archive for 2007

Might Be Worth Going to Business School

15-year-old boricua: Check that shit out — they puttin’ the price up from $1.25 to $1.50!
15 year-old Latino: They be doin’ that all the time. Two years before that it was, like, a dollar.
15 year-old thug: Fuckin’ thieves.

–Port Authority

Overheard by: scipio

But I’ll Pick Out a Nice One

Mom: Why don’t you pick out some nice earrings for me for Mother’s Day?
Little boy: I don’t have that much money. For Mother’s Day I’m getting you a hot dog.

–Gift store, the Met

Overheard by: Ki

I Heard That!

NYU student on cell: … And she didn’t realize that I was just, like, just so itchy!
Friend with her: Man, why are all the stupid girls in this city always on their cell phones?

–22nd & 2nd

Overheard by: jharris

So Hold Still

Chick: James Brown died.
Dude: No, he didn’t!
Chick: Yeah, he did!
Dude: But… He’s right there! [Points at TV.]
Chick: Yeah. That’s cool, isn’t it?
Dude: What were we talking about before this shit?
Chick: Cutting off your cheek.
Dude: Right.

–McDonald’s