Archive for 2008

Think about Your Career Options, Then

Hispanic boy #1, taking picture of two others: Yo, stand still. Try not to laugh! Think of dead puppies or dead babies or somethin’.
Hispanic boy #2: But that will make me laugh!

–Lehman College cafeteria

Overheard by: Angelica Cayne

We’ll Help

Girl #1: Yeah, she said, ‘I won’t settle for anything less than a Range Rover with Connecticut license plates.’
Girl #2: Oh my god, that is so amazing! I have to put that on my ‘Favorite quotes’ section in Facebook.

–Starbucks, 14th & 6th

I’m Glad We Had This Little Talk

12-year-old girl #1: Do you even like boys?
12-year-old girl #2: Yeah, I do!
12-year-old girl #1: Sure… You like them boys who be wearin’ all light colors, walkin’ around like, ‘How you doooin’? I’ma braid your hair!’
12-year-old girl #2: What? No. I like boys, I don’t like titties.
12-year-old girl #1, after a pause: Some boys be havin’ titties, though.
12-year-old girl #2: Word.

–Graham & Metropolitan, Brooklyn

Overheard by: amused in the bus stop