Archive for February, 2009

In Spanish, This Is a Two-Hour Conversation

(in Spanish)
Hispanic woman #1
: Girl, I couldn't pee all day. I just peed before we left the office, that's it.

Hispanic woman #2: You gotta go to the doctor for that, you know. Could be bad.
Hispanic woman #3: I peed so much today… I just couldn't stop! It just went on and on for so long. I peed so much I felt something break, you know?
Hispanic woman #1: Girl!

–39th & 8th

Fine, I'm Pee-Shy, Okay?

Little girl in stall with her mother: Are you going to go?
Mother: No.
Little girl: You aren't going to go?
Mother: No.
Little girl: You aren't going to go?
Mother: No, I don't have to go.
Little girl: But you said you had to go!
Mother: I changed my mind.
Little girl: That's not something you can change your mind about!

–Ladies' Room, Saks Fifth Avenue

Overheard by: Harriet Vane