Two elderly women walk past a stand selling roasted cinnamon nuts and say: Ohhh boy, those nuts smell good… –East Village
Girl #1: Ohmigosh, I just bought scratch ‘n sniff underwear! With an apple on it!
Girl #2: Why the hell would you want to scratch your ass and then sniff it? –66th & Broadway
Local-seeming girl: So this is Chelsea.
Touristy guy: Hmmmm, smells really good!
(girl gives him dirty look)
–24th & 8th Ave
Small boy, in genuine distress: Daaaaddy… It's dis-gust-ing in heeeere.
Father: I know. Come on, let's do our business.
Small boy: It smells like a lion pooped on the floooor! I wanna leave.
Father: Me, too.
–Men's Bathroom, Bronx Zoo
Dude #1: Dude! You farted!
Dude #2: Dude! We're outside! What do you want me to do, hold it till we get inside?
–22nd St & 6th Ave
Overheard by: Manhattman
Girl to boyfriend, after taking deep breath: Can you smell that? It's like the ghost of meats past!
–10th Ave, Meatpacking District
Suit: Turkey-bacon? How did you guys get them in one meat?
–Grand Central Place
Young lady to another: And then we were all treated to sausages…
–E. Houston & Bowery
Overheard by: Luke McPartlin
Five-year-old boy to bewildered mother: We're gonna go work for a giant meatball!
–86th St & Lexington
Distraught-looking white woman to boyfriend: I just wish I'd gotten the more expensive steak. (boyfriend nods sympathetically)
–Upper East Side
Mother, during tour: I noticed a lot of students have piercings. Can you recommend a good place around here?
Grad student on cell: Hey, it's me. Tomorrow, dress appropriately. It's supposed to be 65, so I'll bring a frisbee. Afterward, I want to go to your place because there's certain things I want to do, and your place is much more (pause) conducive for certain activities.
Overheard by: DrNels
Girl to another: I used to drink sangria before my classes at NYU.
NYU student to friend: Man, you gotta remember, you gotta know–you have to stuff that bitch. You gotta know.
–Weinstein Hall, University Place
NYU law student: You know what I love about this building? It smells like a new BMW.
–NYU Law Building
Guy in car to cop: Can you help me out with directions?
Cop: Yeah, sure. Where are you going?
Guy in car: Staten Island.
Cop: Yeah, you smell like you're going to Staten Island.
–Shea Stadium Parking Lot
Overheard by: BigVinnyVito
Out-of-town girl, smelling her hands: Gahh! My hands fucking stink!
Guy friend: I call those my New York gloves. Better get used to it.
Overheard by: chris k.
Out-of-town mother: What is that smell? It smells like shit.
Sarcastic daughter: That's New York, mom.
Random black guy: Yeah, how do you like it?
Overheard by: ISmellNY