Teen girl, about old Latina scolding dog in Spanish: Stupid bitch! Dogs don’t speak Spanish! –86th & Columbus
TA guy: There are different types of pains, some of which go all the way to the brain and others that only go to the spinal cord.
Ashley Olsen: So do, like, emotional pains go to the brain? –NYU Psychology building, Washington Place Overheard by: bvo
Guy: I need to shit.
Girl: You know, smoking will make you have to shit even more.
Guy: Yeah, I know, they’re laxatives.
Girl: They are? –80th & 1st
Guy #1: Are you gonna go see Saw 3?
Guy #2: Nah, I’m not into movies like that.
Guy #1: Why not?
Guy #2: I’m more into dramas — you know, movies where you can actually believe that what’s happening is real. Like Superman. –Madison Square Park Overheard by: Don Willmott
Her: I don’t care how hungry I am, I’m not gonna eat a plate of somethin’ that looks like throw up!
Him: Well I’m gonna go inside and eat my throw up and you can wait out here or whatever, I don’t care. –1st Ave. between 6th & 7th St. Overheard by: K. Thor Jensen
Brunette #1 to friend: I have like no idea what's going on in the world right now. I should start watching the news.
Brunette #2: Well, I heard that Italy is becoming less popular. You know, like on the Richter scale. –78th St & 2nd Ave Overheard by: Teresa
White guy to girl: You know both these guys are Muslim, so don’t piss them off. Muslims don’t care if they die because then they’ll get 72 virgins.
Muslim #1: It’s not 72 virgins, it’s 45 virgins.
Muslim #2: I thought it was 40 virgins.
White guy: But a Muslim person told me that it was 72 virgins.
Muslim #1: What are you gonna do with 72 virgins, man?
White guy: The same thing you’re gonna do with 45 virgins, but I would get tired of telling them what to do. –MetroTech, Lawrence St Overheard by: Jannine Ramlochan
Chick #1: I’d love to go on a road trip. I haven’t been on a road trip in forever!
Chick #2: Oh, I’ve never done a road trip.
Chick #1: You’ve never been on a road trip?
Chick #2: No. I don’t ride bikes. –53rd & Madison Overheard by: Cindy Gordon
Woman #1: …so some asshole put what I said about my sex life on this site, OverheardInNewYork.com.
Woman #2: What’s that?
Woman #1: Some website where people put up what they overhear.
Woman #2: Oh, don’t worry, nobody probably goes to those sites anyway.
Woman #1: Yeah, you’re probably right. –21st St. & 6th Ave. Overheard by: Tommy Wooh
Guy: So people ask me, “What am I?”, and I say, “Firstly, I’m a person and an American.” It’s such a contextual paradox. I just can’t explain it.
Guy: I just said I can’t explain it, it’s a contextual paradox. –N train