Chick: So when he talks about Britain, does that mean England too? –Fordham Overheard by: e. glass US woman (to UK guy): You speak another language, only with American words. –49th & 6th Overheard by: David Grote
Woman: When you get to be my age, everybody looks like somebody. And some people pass by twice. –Lincoln Center Asian girl: Oh, no! No one had sex on the floor. I mean, OK, so a few of us girls were rolling around on the floor in our bra and panties or whatever but no one was having sex on the floor! –St. John’s University Overheard by: Megan Cowles
College girl #1: …and this guy’s a really good kisser and they turn on the lights and it’s your dad!
College girl #2: Oh my god, I know! I hate it when that happens! –5th Ave. & 13th St. Overheard by: Dave Della Costa
Hipster #1: But you’re not even Chinese!
Hipster #2: That doesn’t matter.
Hipster #1: It does because any non-Asian person who eats with chopsticks is pretentious.
Hipster #2: I’m not pretentious because I’m an American who uses chopsticks; I’m pretentious because I speak fluent Latin. –103rd St. station
Brit: Excuse me, do you know where the Photography Museum is please?
Newsagent: Chocolate Museum?…Hey mamma, you know where the Chocolate Museum is?
Mamma: I never heard of no Chocolate Museum.
Brit: Not to worry. Thanks anyway. –53rd St. Newsstand Overheard by: Shaun Riordan
Little Asian girl: Mommy, are you Jewish? –86th & Broadway
Old man: So I have all these women on the phone saying “We should get together…Oh, we should meet up.”.
Old woman: Well, why don’t you?
Old man: These women, they go to the opera, their husbands are dead. I’m not that lonely. –60th & Columbus
amNew York guy: I wouldn’t mind having her as President. I just don’t want her to turn every building in New York pink. But I’m all for having a woman as President. –Hoyt-Schemerhorn station
Girl, 13: What is Ellis Island, anyway?
Dad: Well, back in the olden days, a lot of boats landed there. –Abatino’s Pizza, 40th & Broadway
Guy #1: Yo B., let’s cross here.
Guy #2: Did you just call me Babe?
Guy #1: No, niggah, I called you B.! You outta your fuckin’ mind? –Spring & W. Broadway