Archive for 2009

Your Editors Are Shocked

Woman #1 in line to man with Tim McGraw's “Skydiving” as ringtone: I thought I was the only person in the Bronx who listened to country music!
Man, laughing: Well, there's me, too.
Woman #2, further up the line: Me, too!

–Post Office, 187th St & Belmont Ave

Overheard by: eternal student

Death Comes As a Relief to New Yorkers

Suit #1, looking at his BlackBerry: I have a 10:00 and a board meeting at 1. How about 10:30?
Suit #2, looking at his BlackBerry: Conference call at 10:30. 11?
Suit #1: I'm expecting a call then. 11:45?
Suit #2: Appointment downtown at 12:30, need travel time. 11:30?
Suit #1: I can't commit to 11:30. How about 9:30?
Suit #2: 9:30's now.

–E Train

Overheard by: Chuckell