Man yelling at children: If I see it I spank it! –94th St & Columbus Overheard by: olivia Mother to complaining seven-year-old daughter: Let's pretend we're the Israelites wandering in the desert. –42nd St & 8th Ave Mom to child: If you do that again, I swear to god, I will make you ride outside! I will strap you to the wing and make you ride outside! –JetBlue Plane, JFK Tarmac Woman to small child looking at store window: Jean-Claude, you simply cannot be this demanding at two and a half! –3rd Ave, Brooklyn Overheard by: Paula Katinas Mother to screaming child: You are so mean! Who raised you? Wild animals? Indians? –Greene St, SoHo Overheard by: Mememonkey Mom getting on subway to small kids: Well, now you know what "burlesque" means! –1 Train