Queer: I am going to learn Aramaic so Jesus can understand me. –Central Park Overheard by: Lynn Casey
Old time New Yorker to EMS workers and crowd: Sit down!
Suburban princess: God! Have some compassion! Can't you see she's sick?
Old time New Yorker: Fuck you! –Subway Series 2007, Shea Stadium Overheard by: Amazed Mets Fan
Teen boy #1: Is it the platypus that is a mammal but lays eggs?
Teen boy #2: No, I don’t think so; mammals always lay eggs. –4 train Overheard by: Kimberly Johnson
Woman: How do you say 'faith' in African?
Driver: In west Africa alone there are over 200 languages.
Woman: Oh? Well, in your African, how do you say 'faith'? And 'Jesus'? –Shuttle, JFK Overheard by: feygele
Young man, about entirely light-blue painting behind glass: What is this? What the heck is this, anyway?
Mother: It’s saying something.
Young man: What’s it saying?
Mother: It’s saying, ‘I’m an extra mirror. I’m here if you need me.’ –Contemporary Art section, MoMA
MC guy: Okay everyone, I need a verb!
MC guy: Cry…what?
Girl: It’s like, when you’re sad and you masturbate! –Kimmel Center, Washington Square South Overheard by: Athena Woman: …so, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to masturbate or cry! –Comfort Diner, West 23rd Street
Jersey teen on class trip: I wonder if they've got Billy Joel here.
Friend: Dude, isn't he some preacher in Texas? –Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Annex, Mercer St Overheard by: stillrockn'rolltome
Young man: Man, is it hot out here today!
Older man: Yes, it is. I can’t believe I can still feel the sun on my head in the shade. –Wall St
Woman #1: I called him and I called him, and he kept letting it go to voice mail!
Woman #2: Well, maybe he wasn’t there. Or maybe he just didn’t want to talk to you.
Woman #1: But, like, it could’ve been Jesus on the phone! And he wasn’t answering!
Woman #2: Uh, Jesus wouldn’t call on a cell phone. –M15 bus
Teen girl #1: Okay. Maybe I’m, like, retarded for not knowing this,
but…did you guys know that other countries have national anthems, too?
Teen girl #2: Duh! It’s the same song, in different languages! –Bay Ridge Overheard by: Lysa