Guy on cell: I mean, it was bigger than a horse. But it had four humps. –14th & 2nd Overheard by: LIZ Drunk man: A plastic sheep or a real sheep… When it comes down to it… is there really any difference? –Biddy Early's Pub Chick on cell: It's better than riding a golden yak! –Morningside Heights Overheard by: Ursula & Winifred Man to friend: Did I mean "wombats"? Of course I meant fucking wombats! –3 Train Blonde: What is a mongoose and where can I get one? –Times Square Guy on cell (fumbling with a pack of Marlboros): Well, for one, it’s been ten days since the baby snakes have eaten. –92nd St & Broadway Overheard by: The Mad Man Middle-aged white guy: …so we told the children they couldn't go to the petting zoo, to see how they would react. (pause) It was interesting on a psychological level. –Outside of Butler Library, Columbia University Overheard by: Ladle