Southern tourist: … And, like, we all came all the way to the city, and there’s a bomb threat? I mean, we even made reservations!

–78th & Broadway

Guy to chick: Take Albert Einstein, for instance. He was a small guy, and he built the atomic bomb… And he nuked Japan with it.

–116th & Broadway

Overheard by: Chelsea

Mom to child as he fashions a bomb out of clay: Tyler, this is a non-violent birthday party!

–Central Park

Overheard by: Wondering what a violent one is like

Substitute chemistry teacher: Okay, let’s get a little sex appeal in here… Who knows how to make a hydrogen bomb?

–Stuyvesant High

Morally outraged thugette: He mess with the wrooong girl! I will blow this whole train up!

–G train

Overheard by: sarah

Professor: … And in next week’s class — how to build a nuclear bomb!

–Fordham University

Overheard by: Sromeo