Archive for March, 2011

My Friend's From Special K-Town, Sir

Girl on street: Where are we?
Friend: K-town.
Girl on street: Oh really? Yoboseyo? Saranghaeyo. Kamsahamnida!
Friend: Shhh!
Girl on street: (continues to mumble random Korean words)
Random foreigner: Girl, you in the wrong city.


Overheard by: EunMi

Ooo, or Maybe They Shipped Pens?

Girl to friend: Why is it called Pennsylvania Station?
Friend: Oh, I think it used to ship a lot of people to Pennsylvania, or something…

–Outside Penn Station

How Will That Help the Lesbian Rate?

Man #1: On new year's eve, at 1515 Broadway! That's where she's gonna be.
Man #2: You mean she's gonna drop the ball?
Man #1: She's gonna be in the ball!
Man #2: You mean they're gonna put the Snooki in that big ball?
Man #1: Yeah!


Overheard by: Jamie

Bieber + the Stage = Your Height, Sweetie

Teenage girl to friends: Oh my god, guys, oh my god, I saw Justin Bieber last night! I saw Justin Bieber last night! We were in the third row! He winked at me and I died.
Teenage friend: Is he your height or shorter than you?
Teenage girl: He's my height! No, no, he's definitely my height!

–27th St & Broadway

It's the Old How-Jamaica-Love-You Scam

Pretty girl: He told me to listen to Eek-A-Mouse. And, like, I did. But only because I want to fuck him.
Less pretty friend: You need to stop.

–Broadway & 51st St

Now I'm Aroused, but Oddly Disappointed

Bubbly Barnard student: What about that new guy on Glee?
Bubbly's friend: No. I checked. Not gay.
Bubbly Barnard student: Oh my god. No? He's straight? No way! I feel like everyone's gay nowadays.

–Barnard Computer Lab

Overheard by: Samantha

It's Sad When Religious Differences Come Between People

Geeky girl to boy: And then I said, “that's probably a horcrux!” (laughs) Get it?
Boy: No. What's a horcrux?
Girl, scowling: Um…
Boy: What?
Girl: I'm sorry, but that's kind of a dealbreaker for me.
Boy: What is?
Girl: Oh my god! Not knowing what a horcrux is, obviously.

–Barnard College

Overheard by: Samantha