Homeless guy: I got a sore on my left foot! Look at it! That’s what comes from being in America! –Beth Israel Emergency Room, 18th & 1st Doorman: So I looked her straight in the face and I said, ‘Listen, you’re in America now.’ –Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Columbus Circle Yasser Arafat look-alike: If she’s naked, don’t go in there; I know how these goddamn American girls are. –Bedford St & W 4th Overheard by: Birthday Boy Woman in exaggerated Latin accent: Run, run, American people! Run before you miss the train! –Uptown 6 train, Wall St station Overheard by: gay among hardhats Guy: It’s an old American name, like in the Bible. –A train arriving at 59th St Overheard by: IanM Park Avenue woman, upset because cashier didn’t have quarters: I have every right to be nasty! I’m an American! I’m a fucking New Yorker! –23rd & Park Spanish hipster tourist: Americans are the worst! –Apple store, 5th Ave Overheard by: Rich Mintz