Dude: Yeah, I’m sorry I missed your call, My phone was, uh, on vibrate, and I forgot my leg was numb!
–Botanic Garden stop, Brooklyn shuttle
Overheard by: elizabeth
Hobo, after bumping into Asian lady suit: Damn! Bump into me and don’t even say sorry. That’s rude — just plain rude. Now I know why Godzilla attacked you guys. Just damn rude. Rude, rude, rude. Hey, watch out back there. Godzilla starts munching down on this subway and he’s for sure gon’ start right back there.
Overheard by: Jim W.
Lady on cell: Sorry, I can’t meet you for lunch. It’s been a long day — I got divorced, it was my dad’s birthday, and I need to get groceries.
–19th, between 5th & 6th
Waiter: I’m terribly sorry, sir, but we’ve just sold our last sole.
Pilot: For those of you on the right side of the aircraft, there will be a great view of Manhattan. We’ll be coming up the Hudson and making a turn over Central Park heading into the Southwest. For those of you on the left side of the aircraft, well… you get Newark, sorry.
–Flight 3188 into LaGuardia
Overheard by: Wendy to the right
Suit: I don’t know why people still aren’t over the Nazis. They’re really sorry.
Overheard by: Tom