Yuppie on cell (trying to be discreet): Hey mom. Are you busy? Could you Google Maps me? I’m on Houston and West Broadway. Yeah, I didn’t want to ask anyone for directions and make a fool of myself. Although I’m pretty sure I just did, because half of this coffee shop is looking at me now.
Overheard by: Let’s face it, we were all new at one point.
40-something yuppie woman: And then I realized that my biggest problem in life is that most of the time I’m incredibly happy, but I’m not aware of how happy I am.
–81st & Madison
Yuppie dad to seven-year-old daughter: Now when you start buying iPods, that’s when you’re going to want to have a Visa card.
–Stanton & Christie
Overheard by: Ross
Three-year-old yuppie spawn: Noooooooooooo! I don’t want Pad Thai! I want sushi!
–Dice Thai, Prospect Park
Overheard by: I’ll take sushi too but you’re payin’, kid