Teen girl on cell: What?! His name was "food stamps?" –Outside W 4th St Train Station Woman waiting in line for a free iced coffee at Dunkin' Donuts: Daaaayum… It's crowded in here, like at the welfare office! –Lower Manhattan Overheard by: Matt Thug (seeing the line for Dark Knight: Yo, this is longer than the welfare line! –42nd St AMC Theaters Overheard by: Angel Drunk hobo in seriously bright yellow jump suit: Will you marry me? I got food stamps. –Broadway, Astoria Guy on cell: What? Yeahhh, her momma's been on welfare so long her food stamps bounced. –3rd Ave & 11th St Overheard by: nycpuhlease 20-year-old girl on cell: Yeah, I got the dress, it was like $100. I tried on matching pumas and I'm gonna go back to get those tomorrow. Hold on, I have another call.
(pause) Hello? Let me call you back, I'm on my way to pick up my welfare check. –M2 Bus