Man: What do you give a 16 year old Republican besides a kick in the teeth? –Barnes & Nobles, Park Slope
Playa on cell: I know there will. That’s why I’m not bringin’ my shortie. You don’t bring sand to the beach, playa. Huh-huh. –Stanton + Forsythe, LES Overheard by: Cityrag.com (Hi, Buddy!)
Woman: Oh! That’s one of the books I want you to get for me.
Man: I’m not sure if they have it at the library. –Barnes & Noble, West Village Overheard by: Caren Lissner
Customer: I’m looking for a book. The computer said it was in stock when I was here before but it wasn’t on the shelf. Can you check to see if it’s saying that it’s still in stock?
Customer: It’s called Drag Diaries.
Clerk: Yeah, it’s saying that there’s one in stock but we sold a copy in May. That might be the one we’re showing as still in stock.
Clerk: It would be in gay studies. You can check again.
Customer: Then do you have anything on crystal healing? –The Strand
Hipster: I wouldn’t smoke to go into that health food store – Bedford Ave, outside health food store
Customer: Is that banner going to be permanent?
Cashier: For a little while. –Forbidden Planet
Black female customer: “Forget it, girl you must be suffering from NIGligence” - At Au Bon Pain on 37th & 5th, when she just missed the 4-6pm half price baked goods by one minute, and the black female who worked behind the register would not let her buy them for half price
Strand Girl: Hey, Beth!
Strand Girl: Phone call.
Beth: Who is it?
Strand Girl: It’s Christopher, posing as an English person. –The Strand basement, Broadway & 12th St.
Woman: I don’t know about this one, it’s not so Nebraska. –Anthropology
Human Leech: Oh, what you have to do is calculate your monthly income–and make sure you include in that the amount of money that your parents give you every month. –Beacon’s Closet, Williamsburg