Very old woman (to hobo): …I already told you! If I had any money, you think I’d be walking out here in this? –2nd Ave. & 16th St. Overheard by: garrett
Woman on cell: I would totally bind my feet for a good pair of shoes if they didn't have them in my size.
Passing hobo to girl with violin case: You have very nice boots… for a musician.
–85th & Columbus
Overheard by: cisium
Lady on cell: Go to the bathroom? Put our shoes on? On my god!
–113th & Amsterdam
Overheard by: Ladle
Drunk woman: I've been wearing high heels so long, my uterus is tilted!
Overheard by: Best line I heard all night
Woman complaining on phone: He's wearing high-heels, and it's raining!
–2nd Ave & 12th St
Overheard by: Thommy Tuff Nutz
Woman on cell: Yeah, today's his wedding. I thought about driving seven hours through the snowstorm to go, but then I realized that it's his third wedding, he has two kids, and he's marrying some woman who's pregnant and married to someone else, so I decided to fuck that shit and stay in the city.
–6th Ave & Bleecker St
Overheard by: office peon
30-something guy on cell: Your dad told you, your brother told you, I told you… Not to get married.
–Upper West Side
Woman: We may or may not still be married. I mean, I signed the papers but I don't know if they were ever filed.
Overheard by: Confabulation Nation
Woman screaming at embarrassed guy: We have to figure this out! You can't be married to two women at once!
–Chambers & Broadway
Overheard by: Jack
Tourist boy, seeing group of bagpipers practicing in the rain: What are they doing?
Grandmother: They're playing bagpipes.
Tourist boy: At a time like this?
–Central Park Mall
Overheard by: ReRo
Seven-year-old boy to father: Did you know that when you get into middle school, all the girls care about is whether you're rich and have a cute ass? In elementary school, they only care about if you can run fast. If you run the fastest, you get all the girls.
Overheard by: Tara
Small boy to teacher in increasingly panicky voice: Is this Narnia? We're not Narnians yet, right?!
–NYU Kimmel Center
Overheard by: Narnia @ NYU?
Five-year-old to three-year-old brother: Listen, we're going to have food all winter. It's hibernation. You know what hibernation is, don't you? Hibernation is when animals eat a lot of food and sleep all winter. We're gonna hibernate!
Overheard by: Samantha
Little kid: Grandma, smell this! It's Obsession for Men!
Sobbing five-year-old girl to mom in CD section: I wanna download, I don't wanna waste my money.
–Borders, Columbus Circle
Overheard by: Can records labels sue toddlers?
Swaying hobo with outstretched arms, as it starts to drizzle: I make it rain, I make it rain, I make it rain on you, hoes!
–14th St & University Place
Conductor over PA, on sunny 50-degree day: Due to inclement weather, the 2 and 3 trains will be running on the local track.
–Downtown 1 Train
Overheard by: Ladle
Bag lady: I'm not selling ass, just panhandling. It's too cold.
–9th Ave & 25th St
Really tall dude to no one in particular, very energetically: It's a beautiful day, oh my god! I'm gonna cancel all my appointments and go on a walk!
–2nd & Bedford
Angry stranded guy: And you were all like "it doesn't snow in the city, there are too many cars!"
Male lunch partner: It's like we don't even deserve spring. We get winter and summer. We don't deserve a spring. (laughs) Just don't get one.
Female lunch partner: We kinda had a spring.
Male lunch partner: We did.
–45th St & Lexington
Girl with Obama pin: Oh my god, I can't believe I spent this whole night hanging out with a Republican!
–104th St & Manhattan Ave
Overheard by: Emily
Guy to friends: There's only one thing I want him to shove down my throat, and it's not his Republican ideals.
–43rd & 8th
Gov't. Teacher: Sometimes you wanna smack a moderate.
–Curtis High School, Staten Island
Overheard by: jules
Woman: I blame McCain for the snow.
–St. Mark's & 3rd Ave
Overheard by: Philip & Richard
Mom #1: Wow, it is such a beautiful day out. I really wish there was a park around here.
Mom #2: Yeah, they should get on that.
–83rd St & Madison Ave
Overheard by: Jesse
Book vendor: Stay dry now!
Woman with umbrella: Eh, a little rain won't melt me.
Book vendor: Yeah, I think you're too sweet for that.
Woman with umbrella: Oh, I think sweet things are the ones that melt.
–W 8th St & 6th Ave
Overheard by: Rose Fox