Guy: Ooh, actuarial, eh? That’s like birds, right? –Silver Center, Washington Square East Overheard by: Chirag Shah
[Young black girl bumps into a young white girl rounding a corner.]
Young black girl: Oh, I’m sorry miss, excuse me.
[Young white woman gives the young black girl a nasty look, and continues walking.]
Young black girl: I don’t know why da fuck I use manners anymore.
Guy #1: Hey, where did you find this eraser?
Guy #2: On that table over there.
Guy #1: Eww, it might have semen on it! –Polytechnic University, Brooklyn
Dude: What’s that movie — the one with the ghosts on the ship?
Chick: Ghost Ship?
–Kingsborough Community College
Overheard by: Lotte
Black chick #1: I was like, “Damn, what hood did you come from?”
Black chick #2: I don't know no hood where people be wearin' purple tights.
Black chick #1: She just needs to get some dick. Imma tell her dat the next time I see her.
Overheard by: Meg-Tron
Ditz #1: I hate libraries.
Ditz #2: I know, they're so stressful.
Ditz #1: I even hate Barnes & Noble, it's so hard to understand how they organize books in there!
–Eugene Lang College, New School University
Overheard by: Ashamed that I go to this school
Guy #1: I’m thinking of doing bio-medical engineering.
Guy #2: Isn’t that where people create animals–
Guy #1: No, you dumbass film major. –Hayden Hall Residence, Washington Square West Overheard by: Calvin T.
Sorority chick leaving a democratic rally where hillary clinton spoke: God, they all sounded so political!
5 year-old boy (to his mother): Is it true that obama's going to raise taxes?
Overheard by: Jen
Woman on cell: I'm trying to find joe sixpack. (pause) no, I don't know joe sixpack.
–98th & Broadway
Several middle-aged, wealthy #40 something upper east side ladies at the dinner table next to us at a french restaurant, discussing politics. The last point on sarah palin: "her hair's fine, her glasses are fine, her clothes are ok but I'm sorry, she's a fucking loser."
–Jacques Brasserie — Upper East Side
Overheard by: Lindsey Miller
Drunk girl: "if lil' wayne was president, things would be running much more smoothly."
–E Houston St & Lafayette St,
Overheard by: Teddy
"my cousin said that obama is the antichrist."
"that's mad rude, right?"
Overheard by: Charley
Architecture professor: You're all nodding off. Go splash some water on your face. Methamphetamines… Go out in the hall. Have any of you tried methamphetamines?
Architecture professor: No? How about heroin?
Overheard by: Denali
Chick: Professor, Dr. Roberts is looking for you.
Professor lady: No, she’s looking for the lobster. –Fordham University, Lincoln Center Overheard by: Procrastinatrix