Mom to kids: What do you want for dinner? Burger King or Dunkin’ Donuts?
–42nd St & Queens Blvd
Overheard by: court
Lady to friend: Did you want to go here or Kentucky Fried Chicken? Yeah, lets go to KFC. The chicken here looks like it was soaked in grease. I want fried chicken.
–Yips, 18 Beaver St
Subway performer: Can you guys help me out? I take pennies, I take hundreds, I take business cards… Hell, I take white people’s shoes and socks! [To random passenger] Awww, shit, girl — I take phone numbers, too! … You like White Castle? Daaamn.
–Downtown 4⁄5 Train
Overheard by: Bemused Spectator
Girly man: So I’m like, ‘I’m at Tace Bell, and I don’t know if I should order the quesadilla or a taco,’ and she’s like, ‘Is this an emergency?’ and I’m like, ‘No, but I paid for this service…’
–Bank of America
Sex ad space salesman to client on phone: Yeah the [Village] Voice is the McDonald’s of sex ads.
–Classified office, New York Observer
Overheard by: Seanzi