Guy, yelling at cell: I have three Swiss bank ac­counts! I need to get that mon­ey!

–68th St & Lex­ing­ton

Over­heard by: xan­dra

Ha­rassed-look­ing guy with com­i­cal­ly strong Jer­sey ac­cent: Charge me 20 bucks for a box of air! (con­tem­pla­tive pause) It’s a good price, though.

–East 73rd & 2nd

Over­heard by: Katie

Old­er man: “Cake” means “mon­ey,” sweet­ie, I know you don’t fol­low slang, but I’m in the ‘hood right now.

–2 Train

Over­heard by: Jayson

Thug on cell: Lis­ten, what’s 1.8 mil­lion dol­lars be­tween friends?

–35th St b/w Park & Lex

Over­heard by: Tif