Three-year-old girl on cell, walking with nanny: I will… I will, I will! Hey, don’t give me a hard time!
–54th & Lex
Little Dominican boy: … Because back in the day, people had names like Washington and York and Downtown.
–Social Studies class, PS 8, Brooklyn
Young child: Mommy, can you feel my forehead? I think I have AIDS.
Overheard by: Alaina
Small, weeping boy to mother pushing smaller kid in stroller: No! No! It’s not necessary! Every time I say you hurt my feelings, you say it right back to me! It’s not necessary!
–73rd & Broadway
Overheard by: Susan Volchok
Shrieking four-year-old: French fries! [Angry mother glares straight ahead and keeps on walking, gripping child's hand.] You know what’s wrong with you? I’ll tell you what’s wrong with you. You don’t give me enough French fries!
–Waverly & 6th
Overheard by: Marisa
Little girl to mom: Shit is the same thing as sex, right?
–Garden of Eden, Brooklyn Heights