Woman, as she approaches taxi with Sikh driver: Oh my god! I hope he's not a suicide bomber!

–LaGuardia Airport Taxi Line

Student to another: Bye! You're the bomb dot com!

–Fordham University, The Bronx

Middle-aged blonde: I know the European hotels have the plug in the bathroom for US hairdryers, but they explode anyway.

–Midtown

Black tourist kid: Who gets on a bus chanting "bus gas explosion!" anyway?

–Broadway

Overheard by: Clearly you haven't been to Georgia's Japanese classes

Confused All My Children fan: What are they gonna do? Everyone in the town just leaves? It's a story; they have to do something. Blow the whole world up?

–42nd St & 8th Ave

Overheard by: Katrin