Scholar: I’ve spent most of my time at NYU defending New Jersey. –Washington Square Queer: I knew there was a reason I live in New Jersey — I can buy coke. –Penn Station Overheard by: Natalie Indignant hobo, to self: State of New Jersey! Yeah, right! –34th & 7th Overheard by: Rich Mintz Conductor: To all of you passengers wandering around looking for seats, there are five empty cars at the front of the train. They’re going to New Jersey, too, you know. –NJ Transit, Penn Station Chick on cell: Geez, Mom! It’s not my fault you decided to have another baby after forty… Well, when you put it that way, I guess it is my fault… Yeah, but you gotta talk to Dad about that last part. I was in Jersey most of that year, remember? –L train Overheard by: Kelly Two-year-old boy, as train emerges from tunnel into New Jersey: Ewww! –NJ Transit Overheard by: my thoughts exactly