Woman: Cake is ob­so­lete.

–E 84th & 3rd

Over­heard by: ju­lia

Stu­dent giv­ing Pow­er­point pre­sen­ta­tion: Okay, so, um, this is a stat­ue of the Prophet Hag­gai, and you can see in his hand he’s hold­ing a scroll… Or maybe it’s a Cinnabon, I don’t know.

–Ford­ham Uni­ver­si­ty, Rose Hill

La­dy on cell: It looked like a marsh­mal­low with stick legs!

–Out­side Brit­tany Hall

Girl on cell: We can get a cake and just… fill it with vod­ka.

–Lafayette Res­i­dence Hall, NYU

Over­heard by: Emi­ly

Man to woman: … Adult ice cream.

–23rd & 7th

Over­heard by: mau­reen

Woman with hair bun: I’m not sure whether that makes me think of cake dec­o­rat­ing or a veiny pe­nis…

–Bar­cade, Brook­lyn

Over­heard by: La­dle