Woman running down the stairs: Hold the doors! Oh, God, please hold the doors! Please! [Doors close, train pulls away.] Why? Whyyy?!
Overheard by: Rose Fox
Hobo to man running for the train: You better run faster! That’s the last train in the world!
–W 4th Street A/C/E platform
Overheard by: Curly Ku
Student: Yo mama is so dumb that when she needs to take the 4 train, she takes the 2 train twice!
–Brooklyn Tech High School
Overheard by: Gazoo
Tourist to friends: Ok, so, we’re headed downtown right now, and in a couple stops we’ll transfer to the express.
–A train express, between 34th & 42nd
Tourist woman: Why is it called an express train? All it does is skip stops.
–4 train at Fulton St
Chick to guy: Don’t tell me that bull! Don’t pull that on the A train!
–Manhattan-bound A train, Brooklyn
Overheard by: chudoc324