Young woman to another: It's hard to convince your 52-year old boyfriend to go to your friend's 26th birthday party.

–Central Park

40-something coworker to another, on her birthday: I just said "join the club." I did not say what club.

–Midtown

College girl, freaking out: Does anyone have a cellphone charger!? So I can find out what my friend did to me… On my birthday!

–Ave. A & 6th St

Girlfriend to boyfriend: Well, I'm not the one who wanted to go to Shamu's birthday!

–42nd & 8th

Overheard by: Barry