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It Takes a Lot of Effort To Make Wednesday One-Liners Look This Good

Guy to male friend: We believe that the better you look, the more spiritual you are. –1st St & 5th Ave., Brooklyn Overheard by: PrairieSquid Man collecting money for the homeless: Come on guys, I’m way too pretty to be homeless. –Union Square Overheard by: Dara Middle-aged African American male, with a blue NY Giants baseball cap on, and a fur coat: I’m pretty… I’m pretty… I’m pretty –59th St Subway Station Overheard by: nickporjr Bum: Hey pretty! Hey pretty!
[Pretty girl coughs violently and sneezes at the same time.]
Bum: Feel better, pretty. –6th St & 7th Ave, Park Slope Middle-aged, Chelsea-fit white guy on iPhone: Well, neither you nor any of your sisters were the beauty that I was… –21st St & 8th Ave Overheard by: Sean Middle-aged man: You know who was good-looking? Stalin, when he was younger. He was so dashing! –104th & West End Overheard by: communist!

That’s Code for, “I’m Lost, Too”

Man: Excuse me, could you tell me where–
Biotech, interrupting: –Look, I don’t have time to make up fake directions. –W Broadway Headline by: Trey Jackson Runners-Up:
· “And This Rudeness Is Two Seconds Of My Life I’ll Never Get Back” – Markle
· “And, Being a New Yorker, I Certainly Won’t Give You Real Ones” – Yana
· “Mapquest’s Employee Of the Month” – Claire
· “Or The Knowledge for Real Ones” – DIck
· “So Take a Left Over There” – emily bess
· “Take a Cab. Be Sure You Tell the Driver You’re from Out Of Town.” – jnr
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