No, Seriously– I’m Doing the Column Now.

Loud girl #1: So, are you going to tell Eric*?
Loud girl #2: It was a dance.
Loud girl #1: And a kiss.
Jamaican man, who has overheard: Oh. Oh, that’s cold. You ain’t gonna tell him?
Loud girl #2: I didn’t kiss him, he kissed me.
Jamaican man: This gon’ get ugly, you hear me?
Loud girl #2: Fine! I’ll tell him! Then you’ll see ugly.
Jamaican man: Jus’ call me Dear Abby. –Elevator, Brooklyn

The Lions Won't Listen, Ma'am

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

Also “Burn Things”

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