Guy on cell: …I’m fine, really. It was not a good time to come to London, though. The police are all running around looking worried. I should be back in New York in a few days. –Duane Reade, Broadway & 84th Overheard by: kenny
Chick: So are you Japanese?
Waitress: No, I’m–
Chick: Chinese? Korean?
Waitress: –I’m Indonesian.
Chick: …where is that?
Chick: …Oh, you mean like, with Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea and all those others!
Chick: And they’re all related, right?…And they’re in the same country? –Wasabi, Greenpoint
20-ish girl #1: My grandmother said chewing gum is illegal in Singapore.
20-ish girl #2: No way.
20-ish girl #1: Yeah, if they catch you they cane you! In public!
20-ish girl #2: That sucks.
20-ish girl #1: My grandmother says it’s an acquired taste.
Girl #1: My friends all say I should hook up with him because then I can say that I hooked up with someone from Poland.
Girl #2: You mean Portland?
Girl #1: Oh, right, I always get those two mixed up!
–46th & 7th
Drunk: See, my wife’s from Portugal and I’m from Italy — I want my reparations tonight!
Wife: Not at this rate.
Drunk: Oh, I am so sleeping on the couch tonight.
Overheard by: Marilyn
Chick: Does India have internet access? –Rockefeller Center Overheard by: pixelvisions
Guy peeing: …yeah, in the subways in Sweden, they have blue lights because it makes it harder to see your veins to shoot up.
Guy washing hands: Oh yeah?
Guy peeing: Yeah. It’s totally a lot easier to shoot up here. –Baggot Inn men’s room, W. 3rd Street Overheard by: Michael Vance II
Man: Honey, what’s her zip code?
Woman: Oh…um…it’s 1000007. –Astoria Overheard by: Alizzon Girl #1: We’re going to Montreal for the weekend.
Girl #2: I love Montreal! It’s so easy to get to, and so exotic…it’s
like going to a different country. –68th & Lexington
Yuppie: People at South Africa talk so much less racist than in NY. Everyone tells many more racist jokes in New York than in South Africa. –Sutton Place
Hipster chick #1: So, what did he wear on the way back into town?
Hipster chick #2: Nothing. He was totally naked.
Hipster chick #1: You were on some nudist island and didn’t know it.
Hipster chick #2: I’m telling you, it’s not a nudist island. It’s just Europe.
–14th St, between Ave B & Ave C