Woman to young son: That’s not a superhero, that’s a rat. –Subway station, 116th & Lenox Conductor on loudspeaker: Stand clear of the closing doors. Do not hold the doors or else you will be bitten by a rat! –A train Overheard by: Jake Mother to child: Don’t do that or I’m going to throw you in the sewer… with the rats and the alligators. –Union Square Overheard by: Thompson Guy holding four-year-old: Damn, this mothafucka smells like rat ass and monkey nuts. –2 train, Fulton & Nassau Man: They call it ‘rat poison,’ but it could just as easily be called ‘husband poison.’ –Near Fat Black Pussycat, W 3rd St Overheard by: Leslie G.