Girl: We should spend less money on the war in Iraq and use it to help countries like Africa. –Principles of Economics lecture, Columbia University Overheard by: Ed Receptionist: I?m sorry, Mr. Jones* is out of the country… He went to Florida. –Hunter College Overheard by: Effy Vendor: Welcome to Coney Island! –Union Square Irish tourists: Which direction is the lake? –West Broadway & Canal St Overheard by: Confused Woman: Yeah, it’s the five bureaus: Manhattan, Harlem, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island. –Metro-North Overheard by: Amused