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Dude, at Least Blame It on a Big Stinky Monster.

Lady, seeing long line for toilet: What a long line! Is there anyone in the men's room? I'll use it, why not? It's the same! (Knocks on door, gets no answer. Opens door)
Lady: Woooooo! The smell!
(stands there for 30 seconds with grimace, complaining)
Poor little boy, coming out of bathroom, in shaky voice
: There's… There's no one else in there.


–School, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Overheard by: Wallflower

Despite Her Mother’s Hints and Suggestions, Lisa Went to Oberlin and Never Returned

Teen girl: I’ve never figured out all those different deodorant smells. Why do you need deodorant with different smells?
Mother: Well, maybe someday you’ll have a boyfriend you’ll want to impress.
Teen girl: By having fruity armpits?
Mother: You never know, he might want to smell them.

–Union Square