Train conductor: East Broadway, welcome to Manhattan. Especially you, tourists, you put my wife on the table–I mean, uh…my food.
Overheard by: penelope
Petite 30-something washing clothes: Oh, no! His wife’s gonna be there. I gotta get some razor blades.
–Laundry Mat, Broadway & Bushwick, Brooklyn
Overheard by: Matt
Middle aged suit to another: So the main problem my girlfriend and I have is that I really get along with my wife.
Overheard by: Suzi
Thug to friend: There’s just one thing I want people to say about my wife. Not that she’s pretty, or that she’s nice. I want them to say, “man, that nigga’s wife’s got a fat ass!”
Cop to crowd: I suggest you use the other crosswalk, it’s less congested. Stay here, risk your life…over there, save your wife!
–Radio City Music Hall
Man on cell: You don’t love your wife?! (pause) Fuck you!
–42nd St & 7th Ave
Overheard by: Amina