Extremely large guy: Yo, I’m scared of clowns for reeeaaal. –Court & Montague, Brooklyn Mother to young child, after ghetto girl passes: No, honey, she’s not a clown. She just likes to dress that way. –95th & Madison Overheard by: Don Ricardo Mother, watching a clown holding a briefcase walk onto the train: [to child] Look, honey, it’s a funny clown!… [to husband] Do you think he has a bomb in that briefcase? –F train Overheard by: and then i burst out laughing.