Archive for the ‘Dads’ Category

Only Someone Miserable Could Create New Jersey

Father: For the last time, God is not the president! They are not the same thing!
Little boy: Okay, so nobody is God.
Father: No, that is not what I said. God looks like different things to different people.
Little boy: I think God looks like… um… happy…
Father: Whatever.

–Washington Square Park

Overheard by: Lori

Wednesday One-Liners Say “Toro, Toro, Taxi!”

Little girl to father, about pedestrian sign: But I don't want to be a pedestrian! I want to be famous!

–17th & Irving

(pedestrians are crossing when they aren't supposed to. One almost gets hit by a taxi)
Female traffic cop to taxi driver
: Next time, just go ahead and run them over.


–Columbus Circle

Overheard by: momes

Homeless man directing traffic in middle of street: I killed 20,000 people, I ain't afraid of no car! I killed 20,000 people, I ain't afraid of no car!

–Jerry Orbach St

Gangster walking in front of Range Rover: Fuck it, if I'ma getting hit by a car, I'ma getting hit by a nice car.

–Broadway & Houston

Tourist driving car: I don't give a fuck if you own the world! I'm running your ass over!

–Financial District

Overheard by: lex

As Is Required by US Law

Mother: I'm so glad you want to learn about voting!
Five-year-old girl, to employee: Where are your books about Joe Biden?
(ten minutes later)
Five-year-old girl, screaming at the magazine rack
: I want the magazine with the lady from TV on it!

Mother: Use your indoor voice. You know what her name is.
Five-year-old girl: But…I love Oprah.

–Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington

Wednesday One-Liners Are What She Said

Conductor: Please stop holding my doors open in the back! (pause, no change) Stop pushing open my doors in the back! (pause, no change) Hey, I don't want no more people squeezing through my openings in the back, okay?

–Q Train

Overexcited tourist dad to little girls: Alright, Jade*, blow the bubbles towards Leah*. Yes, towards her, like facing each other, so I can take a picture… When I tell you, okay? Perfect. Okay, now blow each other.

–Liberty Park

Suit: Well, it's not very large by adult standards, but it's big for what it is.

–Queens

Male office worker: My drawers are getting tight already.

–Broadway

Old woman: Would you like to give a donation to help feed our pussies?

–PETCO, Union Square

Overheard by: Lex

I Didn’t Know Whether to Cry or Vomit, So I Did Both

Five-year-old daughter: It looks like a hot dog, Daddy! It looks like a hot dog! Daddy!
Dad: I know, I know.
Five-year-old daughter: But it looks like a hot dog! Oooh! Daddy! You didn’t wipe it!
Dad: I know! Let’s go, c’mon.

–Men’s room, movie theater, Union Square

Overheard by: Bluesybyer