Yuppie: “Is Freddie Prinze Jr. Harry Connick Jr.’s son?” – Streetcorner in Midtown
Man, speaking on his cell phone: “I’m going to watch the Gay Superbowl tonight.” - Streetcorner in Cobble Hill
Former Columbia student: By and large, Barnard girls are Bi and Large. – East Village, private party full of recent Columbia alumni
Yuppie #1: Yesterday we had a strike at Dow Jones.
Yuppie #2: What was it about?
Yuppie #1: Oh, union stuff.
Yuppie #2: What did you do?
Yuppie #1: Well, we all just took a 15-minute lunch break at the same time. It was less a “strike” and more a “coordinated lunch break.” – F train to Brooklyn
Yuppie #1: I admire the fact that your friends are so intelligent. Most people I speak to are single cell organisms, undergoing mitosis as I speak.
Yuppie #2: Then why do you speak to them?
Yuppie #1: They’re the only ones who call me – Bond Street Starbucks
Woman upon seeing a Mariachi band walk by: Why do they have tambourines on their legs? – Manhattan
Hipster Girl: Hipsterism was made for Jewish guys and Asian Girls. – Williamsburg
Young Woman: I don’t think you should do as I do. I mean, I drink a lot. –Greenwich Village Overheard by: Tommy Raiko
Gray-haired Man: I can get a hell of a lot more with my finger than I can with that. –East of Eighth, 23rd St. Overheard by: Megan Buckley
PetCo Woman: Oops, sorry to bump into you. Watch out, I might be going into your pants!
PetCo Guy: I wasn’t complaining. As long as you tip me. –PetCo, Union Square