Archive for 2007

No, I Was Wrong. Sorry.

Voice of girl #1 from cell: Can you hear me? Can you hear me? Can you hear me now?
Girl #2, into cell: Well, if you would shut the fuck up, then I could hear you!

–Houston & Broadway

UN Negotiators Don’t Have the Tact They Used To

Vendor to lady haggling in Chinese: We’re not Chinese — we’re Vietnamese. Fuck off.

–Canal St

Overheard by: tj

Headline by: Chris

Runners-Up:
· “Don’t Make Me Shank You” – Joeritos
· “Even They Can’t Tell Each Other Apart.” – marko
· “Everyone’s a Rittle Bit Lacist” – Mikey G.
· “The Melting Pot Is Full” – Ecc
· “You Say Tǔ Dòu (potato) and I Say Khoai Tây (po-tah-to)” – H2


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Wednesday One-Liners Don’t Mind If You Put Your Hand Up There

Man selling handmade finger puppets: It’s the only place you can give someone the finger without being offensive!

–58th & Madison

Overheard by: Suriya

Loud Brit to no one in particular: No matter what happens, I will not be a puppet!

–9th & 4th station

Overheard by: Russ Wall

Skinny, dirty guy: I’m your fuckin’ puppeteer, bro. I’ll crawl right into your asshole and control your every move.

–Houston

Overheard by: AdHoculi

History grad student: It’s a long story. And much better if told with finger puppets.

–Library, Barnard College