Scholar: I’ve spent most of my time at NYU defending New Jersey.
Queer: I knew there was a reason I live in New Jersey — I can buy coke.
Overheard by: Natalie
Indignant hobo, to self: State of New Jersey! Yeah, right!
–34th & 7th
Overheard by: Rich Mintz
Conductor: To all of you passengers wandering around looking for seats, there are five empty cars at the front of the train. They’re going to New Jersey, too, you know.
–NJ Transit, Penn Station
Chick on cell: Geez, Mom! It’s not my fault you decided to have another baby after forty… Well, when you put it that way, I guess it is my fault… Yeah, but you gotta talk to Dad about that last part. I was in Jersey most of that year, remember?
Overheard by: Kelly
Two-year-old boy, as train emerges from tunnel into New Jersey: Ewww!
Overheard by: my thoughts exactly