Guy: You are a compelling argument against homosexuality. You are a very pretty girl. –72nd St Station
Guy #1: So I’m not sure what to do.
Guy #2: If you want to know something from somebody, get them drunk. –8th Street N/R Station
Hot Girl: …and then gonorrhea. Yeah, I think that’s all I’ve had. Not as bad as I thought! –Union Square Station Overheard by: Greg Rutter
MTA announcer: Ladies and gentleman, the next Brooklyn-bound L train will depart in approximately five minutes. The following Brooklyn-bound L train will depart in approximately fifteen minutes
MTA worker: Fifteen minutes my ass!
–L Train Station
Man on BlackBerry: Yeah, it's about a freaking partnership. And there's no "I" in partnership.
–Washington Square Park
Subway announcer: There is a downtown b train approaching 96th Street. That is "b" as in "delta."
–86th St Subway Station
Manager, looking at display that has been knocked over: This place is trashed. T-r-s-h-a-e-d! Trashed! (awkward silence from employees) What? What did I say?
–Bed Bath & Beyond
Overheard by: Melissa
Theater tech guy on phone: So you're saying every time Sesame Street was brought to you by the letter "b," you cried? If that's the case, I'm really sorry. I'm really sorry I offended you with a letter.
–50th & 9th
Hobo: I need to get to Tokyo.
MTA lady: Well, honey, go outside, make a left and take the 6 Uptown to Canal Street, cuz that's the closest you're ever gonna get.
–City Hall Station
Overheard by: wheresthetrain
Cop to woman who has just dropped something: Ma'am! (points)
Woman: Oh! Thanks.
Cop: Wait–was that cash?
Cop: Oh… that was already there.
–Chambers Street Station
Overheard by: Mader
Guy #1: So did you take her to the hospital?
Guy #2: Nah, man, I took her to Brooklyn.
Overheard by: DRC
Subway announcement: Service changes will affect the “d” as in “Darby” line and “v” as in “victim” line.
Tourist mom to family: Honey, I don't think it's safe to take the subway, let's get out.
–Prince Street Subway Stop
Thug #1: So what did she say?
Thus #2: I don't know man, she was all like, “I smell that shit, I smell it!” and I was like “bitch, please, I just fucked you!”
–14th St Subway Station
Overheard by: now i'm curious