Filthy rich lady: Darling, you must get a private jet. We just don’t fly commercial anymore.
–Armory Art Show, 66th & Park
Saleswoman: Well, you can’t really compare a 16-hundred-dollar haircut to a 15-dollar one.
–C.O. Bigelow, 9th & 6th
Overheard by: Joey Gillis
Yuppie teen in wheel: Dude, we should totally start hanging out with public school kids. Not the ghetto ones, but, like — you know, the cool ones.
Overheard by: Eri
Little brat: But Mo-ooom, seven hundred dollars is not that much for a pair of shoes!
–89th & Broadway
Overheard by: Maddi
Old suit: You should really make at least a hundred grand a year to live in Manhattan. You know, la crème de la crème . And if you can’t deal with that you should move to Jersey City with the Indians and the Asians.
Sorority girl: No, it’s not like that. It’s just, like, he’s from Greece… And there’s, like, not a lot of rich people there…
–13th & 1st
Overheard by: Heather
Old lady employee : Oh, I want to be adopted by a nice rich family!
Overheard by: fao