Man on cell: I’ll be in Fort Lauderdale in 2 hours, wait for me. –34th & 8th
Female lawyer #1: So we stopped and ate at Cracker Barrel.
Female lawyer #2: Oh, my husband loves Cracker Barrel!
Male lawyer #1: How come it's okay to have a restaurant named Cracker Barrel, but when there was a restaurant chain called Sambo's, they were forced to change their name?
Male lawyer #2: And what about the Washington Redskins?
Male lawyer #1: Yeah, imagine if they had a team named The Darkies?
Male lawyer #2: So how come nobody forces the Redskins to change their name?
Male lawyer #1: Cause, when's the last time you saw a mob of Indians kick someone's ass?
Male lawyer #2: Custer?
Male lawyer #1: I rest my case.
Female lawyer #2: And just what does any of this have to do with Cracker Barrel?
Male lawyer #1: You ever take a look at who eats there?
–Civil Court, Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica
Overheard by: Big Larry
Woman on cell: Number one: I'll tell you what you can do with that fish. You can shove it right up your ass! (pause) Number two: You know what you can do with that fish? You can shove it right up your ass!
–Steps, The Met
Overheard by: gossipgirlish
Boy to mother: Mama, can we surprise grandpa with a catfish?
–Central Park East
Overheard by: walter
Woman reading map: No dead fish in Nebraska.
Overheard by: Sunny
Girl to guy friend at hip hop show: That chick just sprayed her coochie with perfume. Now it smells like a fish died and the other fish sent flowers.
–Voodoo Lounge, 1st Ave
Frantic woman: Excuse me, is this the train to Manhattan?
Overheard by: oliver
Tourist to companion: We've left the village now, but I don't think this is Soho.
–Stanton & Orchard
Middle-aged woman in sharp looking suit: I thought Croatia was an Asian country in Europe.
Woman to friends: I had four kids today label New York in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. I am such a great teacher.
Overheard by: Mickey and Gabe
Young guy talking to two blonde twenty-somethings: I'm going up to Lake George for the 4th.
Blonde 20-something #1: I've never been there.
Blonde 20-something #2: Lake George? Is that near The Hamptons?
Overheard by: Carrie
Cashier to girl showing her ID: No, we don't take this kind.
Manager to cashier: That's Tennessee–it's a state here.
–10th St & Ave B
Overheard by: Jeremy
Instructor: Those people outside are crazy, wearing big ol' leather boots in this kind of heat!
Student: Maybe they're from Texas?
Instructor: Nah, they looked pretty American to me.
–Beauty School, 35th & 8th
Overheard by: Bean
Girl #1: Yeah, but you were too far away this weekend.
Girl #2: I was in Queens!
–59th St & Lexington
Overheard by: MTina
Teen girl to guy friend: What's your favorite football team?
Teen guy: Chiefs.
Teen girl: What state is that?
Teen guy: Red and yellow. Kansas City.
Teen girl: I don't know who that is.
Kid looking at book: It looks like an alien world or something!
Mom: That's Seattle.
Dad: Well, it's on the west coast. It is alien.
–5th Ave, Brooklyn
Overheard by: super des