Interaction of the day

At Duane Reade

Female customer to store clerk: Where’s that pleasant woman who works here?  You know, the stout one?

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I'm a writer and editor. I work in communications at the Columbia School of Public Health, where I write about epidemiologic research. In the past I've worked as a reporter and studied journalism and history in school.

3 Responses to Interaction of the day

  1. hm says:

    i have always enjoyed your “overheard” quotes enormously, and this is a worthy addition to your collection.

    your ear for this stuff will serve you well in j-school!

    “bob, you’re the man!!” ~ another fave (if i’m remembering it right) ~ context made it

  2. elainemeyer says:

    oh yes! outside the waverly place hotel at around 5 am. Some guy was just standing on the curb repeating that. Little events like that are what I love about New York.

  3. kaeleigh says:

    Um. I don’t know you but several times has “automatically generated” links to your posts under mine. Yes I read the random links to other peoples blogs; yes I am aware of how lame that is. Anyway, I like what you do.

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