New Yorker (to tourist): …And this is McDonald’s. They make hamburgers. –LES
Gay teen: I told her that while she’s over there she has to find me a German boyfriend.
Gay teen: So he can dress up like a Nazi and we can play concentration camp fetish games.
Girl: Oh, right.
–Odessa, Ave. A
Girl: I’m, like, the token one. I’m the only lesbo there! –West 4th and 6th Ave Overheard by: Jamie
Husband: How long were you running around with him?
Wife: It’s not your business.
Husband: It is. You don’t know how to behave. I have a crazy wife and I need to know if I should be with her or not. Think about it. Translated from the Russian. –Bleecker St. Station
Guy #1: So you do live around here.
Guy #2: Nope.
Guy #1: So how do you know about Burritoville?
Guy #2: I’ve been around.
Guy #1: Oh, are you a cop? –Taco Bell, East Village
NYU student: Are they tourists or are they just drunk? –Bleeker & Thompson
Woman: Did you just watch the Presidential debate?
Man: Yes, we did.
Woman: Are you Kerry supporters?
Man: No, of course not. Kerry is the worst presidential candidate in the last 50 years and he would be the worst president ever.
Woman: Oh, do you want to come to Good Morning America tomorrow and stand outside, waving Kerry signs?
Man: I was being entirely serious. I hate Kerry. The woman looks at him, unbelieving, and walks away in silence. –Outside the San Marcos bar, East Village
Chick: I’m looking for a book on wars.
Librarian: Okay. Anything in particular?
Chick: Oh, you know. Just whatever. –NY Science Library
Tourist: People are so nice here. I just love this city. Do you like living here?
New Yorker: It’s the best place in the world.
Tourist: Oh, it’s great. And so diverse!
New Yorker: Yes, it is.
Tourist: So many black people!
New Yorker: Um…yes.
Tourist: Black people and Asians!
New Yorker: Mm-hmm. –F Train
Superbubbly Woman: I’ll see you tomorrow! Which is Friday! And we’ll kick it up another notch!
Cashier: OK! –Bodega, 9th Ave & 36th Street