A two year old Chinese girl decided to squat on a manhole cover. Chinese Mom: What are you doing?! That will warm up your butt and it will burst into flames! –66th & Columbus Overheard by: Todd Seavey
Little girl: Mom, can we go in the supermarket? I want honeycombs.
Little girl: Mom!
Mom: Girl! You make wanna have a cigarette. –Outside Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Overheard by: Glenn T
Mom: Don’t lean over the tracks like that.
Five-year-old son: I’m just looking for the train.
Mom: It’s dangerous, you could fall.
Five-year-old son: Daddy’s doing it. You’re not saying it to him.
Mom: I’m your mother, and I told you to stop. Daddy can do what he wants. [Boy sulks for a few minutes.] Okay, do you want to call Grandma when we get home so she can yell at Daddy for leaning over the tracks?
Five-year-old son: Yes. –34th St subway platform
Mother to daughter wearing a Pink Princess backpack: Hold up, honey, mommy needs to get something out of your bag.
(mother removes pack of cigarettes and lighter from bag)
Husband to wife: You have no shame. –Central Park
Little girl: Mommy, my ears hurt!
Mom: That’s your third strike! I said stop! She hits her daughter. Little girl: That didn’t hurt.
Mom: I will kill you right now, don’t tell me that didn’t hurt. –LaGuardia Overheard by: Zeve
Girl to mother: You're being really obvious, mom, and I don't need obvious right now. –W 242nd St
Small boy: Mom, I found a kitten!
Mother: Name him Cletus.
Small boy: Cletus, you my only nigga. –Nokia Theatre
Four-year-old #1 holding out a gummy snack: Is this a Pygmy Marmoset?
Four-year-old #2: That’s a elephant!
Four-year-old #2’s mom: It’s an elephant.
Four-year-old #1: Ugh. I wanted a Pygmy Marmoset. –Metro-North to Grand Central
A lady and her family are standing up in the train. It’s very crowded and her little boy isn’t holding onto anything. He keeps falling against her with his face right in her crotch as the train swerves. She says: That’s right, I’m gonna push you back up in there. Four years of nothing but trouble! –1 train
Truly urban son: Look, mom, an eagle!
Mom: No, Gabe, it's just a pigeon. –The Bronx Overheard by: Natasha Headline by: Brian Runners-Up:
· “But It’s a Bronx Pigeon, So It Acts Like an Eagle” – PeterG
· “Kudos to the Science Teachers at P.S. 51” – Los
· “The Cash-Strapped Bronx Zoo Wasn’t Fooling Anyone” – Coyoty
· “The True Symbol Of America” – BabakganoosH
· “This Is the Bronx, Let Him Dream…” – Lacey
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