Overheard In New York http://www.overheardinnewyork.com Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:02:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.7 And the Canadian Hat Dance http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/014482.html Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:02:59 +0000 Deli worker: What part of Mexico are you from?
Tourist: Umm… We’re from Canada.
Deli worker: Oh. You sure like spicy peppers.
Tourist: Yeah. All Canadians like spicy peppers.
Deli worker: True. –Broadway & Liberty

The Dead Don’t Cry on Their LiveJournal http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/004471.html Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:59:35 +0000 Girl #1: You should see this guy. He’s like the reincarnation of Gerard Way.
Girl #2: Gerard Way’s not dead.
Girl #1: He’s emo. He’s dead inside. –E train

God Save the Burger King http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/001026.html Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:59:18 +0000 British teen: Look Mum, it’s Wendy’s.
British Mom: Thank God, now I know where we are.
British teen: But it’s not the same Wendy’s as before.
British Mom: Then we’re lost. –34th St & 5th Ave Overheard by: Tina Marney British guy #1: I can’t wait to go home!
British guy #2: Why’s that?
British guy #1: I never noticed before I came here that there is a sense of security in knowing 100% that the person behind the counter can tie their own shoelaces. –Times Square

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride Can Get Pretty Romantic http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/012890.html Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:56:33 +0000 First year law student: Don’t you think Disney World is romantic?
Second year law student: Anything can be romantic.
First year law student: Yes, anything can be romantic… if you’re on the right drugs. –Cardozo Law School Overheard by: Ronaldo

He’s on the Thirteenth Step: Being Able to Act Drunk While Sober http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/013971.html Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:52:26 +0000 Vendor: I don’t need your money! I don’t need your money! I don’t need your money!
Angry customer: Bullshit!
Vendor: I don’t need it! I got money! I don’t get high! You drink! I don’t need your money! –112th & Broadway Overheard by: Ukranian Boy

Tiffani Never Did Get to the Part Where They Consumed It http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/019906.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:50:56 +0000 Tween girl with whiskers painted on face: Did you hear what happened?
Tween friend: No, what?
Tween girl with whiskers painted on face: She pooped in a cup!
(both laugh hysterically) –Bleecker & Mercer Overheard by: sunny day.

You Try to Steal Mommy’s Thunder, You Get Struck by Lightning http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/014021.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:48:35 +0000 Little girl: Look, Mommy, it’s a butterfly. Why do they call it a ‘butterfly’? Because it looks like a fly?
Little boy: It’s because it looks like butter and it flies, right, Mommy?
Mommy: Wrong. –Pitt & Delancey Overheard by: Manny

…Marsha http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/024856.html Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:46:03 +0000 Suit on cell: I've been itching to watch the fourth season of The Brady Bunch! (pause) Have you heard of The Brady Bunch? (pause) The Brady Bunch was some cheesy show from the 70s, I don't know… –79th St & Broadway Overheard by: Elk Nuts

Wednesdays Pray Their One-Liners Don't Go Condo http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/018246.html Sat, 18 Mar 2017 15:45:13 +0000 Middle-aged woman to others: Just because she's got her own apartment, she thinks she has it all together. –Near NYU Overheard by: Eric 20-something guy to another, about his apartment: All I want to do in my apartment is die. –Fort Greene, Brooklyn Overheard by: Dodd Loomis Woman on cell, walking briskly: There was blood all over the apartment… –E 9th St b/w 1st & 2nd Ave Cashier to male shopper: Dude, your apartment is rent-stabilized and you have food stamps? You are so rich! –Whole Foods, Houston & Bowery 20-something trendy Jonas Brother-looking dude on cell: No, I sleep on the couch that's in the kitchen. (short pause) I'll tell you about my apartment later. –9th Ave b/w 14th & 15th Overheard by: Dash

Your Rapier Wit Reminds Me What I Did to Your Mom http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/017946.html Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:43:55 +0000 Teen: No Mexican food. I don't need diarrhea.
Teen with Mohawk: Your mom has diarrhea. Diarrhea gave your mom a coma. –1 Train Overheard by: Livingston