Older man, screaming at Middle Eastern booth operator: You playa hata! You uptight and ignorant! This is bullshit! Go back to Leban! –59th St subway station Overheard by: Marissa Frat boy: You need to go south of the Mason Dickinson line. That’s where you find the really hot girls. –14th & 2nd Thug: I don’t understand the Middle East shit. How can you be in the east and still be in the middle?! –F train Overheard by: Braincurve Lady: I heard it was going to be a big thunderstorm out on Long Island. You know, just the Hamptons, Montauk and Connecticut. –NYSC, Cobble Hill Southern woman: Yeah, come meet us! We’re on Long Island! –Battery Park Overheard by: Caty Mexican girl: Most European countries make you join the army at 18. Colombia, Peru… –28th & Park Overhead by: Lindsay Teen tourist: If I was in America, I would send this back. –Thai restaurant, 34th St & 30th Ave, Astoria Overheard by: Jamie M Bus driver: I gotta get out of this country. It’s too damn hot. I’m going to Alaska. –M4 bus Overheard by: Gwenn