Latina girl with empty seat next to her: This whole ride nobody’s sat down in this seat. This bus is gonna be packed before a white person sits in this seat. Three stops later, a white girl sits down in the seat. Latina girl, approvingly: Gangsta. –M15 bus Overheard by: Emily Duncanson
Queer #1: Let’s hit the discount button bins on 39th.
Queer #2: Excuse me? That boy fucked you up bad.
Queer #1: What? I love buttons.
Queer #2: You still have some of that joint? –10th & 6th Overheard by: isaac
Little girl: Where does the H train go, mommy?
Mom: There is no H train.
Little girl: I train?
Mom: No I train either.
Little girl: J train? Where does the J train go?
Mom: To Brooklyn. [Pause] Nowhere we’d ever go. –F train, between West 4th & 14th
Man: Wow, you’re here already? That was quick.
Woman: Yeah, if I was Adam Sandler I would have said, “That was click!” –West 44th St Overheard by: Tomer Langberg
Teen girl #1: I just don’t understand why people wait so long to have kids. Then you’re so old that you can’t relate to them. If I’d had a kid when I was like, eleven, he’d have been three by the time I was fourteen.
Teen girl #2: Yeah. I totally read something about this on your LiveJournal. –Yaffa Cafe, St. Mark’s Place Overheard by: Miriam
Asian guy: Yo, nigger.
Black guy: Fuck you. You ain’t my nigger. –90th St, Elmhurst
20-ish thug: Yo, girl, let me get a minute. I wanna buy you a popsicle.
Disgusted teen: I’m thirteen.
20-ish thug: Yeah, I know. –Union Square station Overheard by: Matthew Sahd Mohammed
Vendor: Crackerjacks! Crackerjacks!
Very drunk woman: Crackerjacks?! What about LSD?? –Keyspan Park, Coney Island Overheard by: Jamie
Drunk girl, to owner of pizza place: Hasta mañana!
Drunk guy: That’s not Italian!
Drunk girl: He’s not Italian, he’s Greek! He speaks Yiddish and Greek! –30th & 3rd
Teen girl #1: Whoa, are those apples really all in perfect rows?
Teen girl #2: Whole Foods has really out-yuppied itself this time. –Whole Foods, Columbus Circle