Lit­tle boy: Where are we go­ing, Joseph*?
Huge Amer­i­can In­di­an in floor-length fur coat: I’m your grand­pa. If you call me Joseph, I’ll kick your ass.
Lit­tle boy: Why?
Huge Amer­i­can In­di­an in floor-length fur coat: It’s about re­spect.

–9th & 4th sta­tion, Park Slope

Over­heard by: Glad my grand­pas are dead