Young Yuppie: You’re such a third-generation American Jew. — 6th Avenue, West Village
Yuppie: “Is Freddie Prinze Jr. Harry Connick Jr.’s son?” — Streetcorner in Midtown
Yuppie #1: Yesterday we had a strike at Dow Jones.
Yuppie #2: What was it about?
Yuppie #1: Oh, union stuff.
Yuppie #2: What did you do?
Yuppie #1: Well, we all just took a 15-minute lunch break at the same time. It was less a “strike” and more a “coordinated lunch break.” — F train to Brooklyn
Yuppie #1: I admire the fact that your friends are so intelligent. Most people I speak to are single cell organisms, undergoing mitosis as I speak.
Yuppie #2: Then why do you speak to them?
Yuppie #1: They’re the only ones who call me — Bond Street Starbucks
Yuppie #1: It’s just like in that movie, Good Will Hunting.
Yuppie #2: I never saw that.
Yuppie #1: What?! Dude, that movie’s like the voice of our generation!
Yuppie #2: Whatever. –Northeast entrance to Madison Square Park Contrubuted by: Scott Nybakken
Yuppie: I was just teaching the scientific method to my students.
Nerd: Oh, so you teach them induction and deduction?
Yuppie: [long pause] The students aren’t that smart so I don’t teach them big words like those. — Party, Manhattan
Yuppie: If I could be anywhere in the world now, I would be in the West Bank. — Cafe, Williamsburg
Yuppie: We shouldn’t be using our brains to simulate monkeys. –Broadway & 72nd
Yuppie: People at South Africa talk so much less racist than in NY. Everyone tells many more racist jokes in New York than in South Africa. –Sutton Place
Yuppie #1: Are you happy?
Yuppie #2: Psychologically speaking, there is something fundamentally wrong with my brain. –Midtown Apartment