Boat PA: Ladies and gen­tle­men on the top deck of the boat, please do not stand on the bench­es. If you fall over­board, you will die in this frigid, freez­ing wa­ter. Thank you, and en­joy your vis­it to El­lis is­land.

–El­lis Is­land Fer­ry

Over­heard by: land lub­ber

Ur­ban so­phis­ti­cate: Steve Ir­win’s death was ran­dom. That stingray did not know where his heart was!

–Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera

Over­heard by: Opera On­look­er

Male suit to woman suit: So, hope­ful­ly you’re not the an­gel of death… Are you?

–53rd & Broad­way

Over­heard by: S&B

Teen guy to three teenage girls: I’m pret­ty sure I’m in­vin­ci­ble and can’t die.

–6th Ave

Over­heard by: Justin

Woman on cell: My trip went re­al­ly well, ex­cept for Mar­i­lyn’s* death and all.

–52nd St & Madi­son

Over­heard by: kinicke

50-some­thing pro­fes­sor: So, then the lit­tle girl goes back up in­to her room where she is read­ing bible vers­es while every­one else is in church. Then, she ei­ther dies all alone… Like Heath Ledger… Or she kills her­self. We just don’t know.

–Barnard Col­lege