Conductor: This as an uptown 6 train heading to the Bronx, also known as “The Boogy Down.”

–6 Train

Old Jewish retired NYPD man on cell: You want me to come out there to fix that. That’s expensive. (pause) What kinda Jew are you? Oy vey! (pause) Yeah, the Bronx. (pause) That’s dangerous shit, that’s Jennifer Lopez territory.

–Post Office, Williamsburg

Teenage guy to pet owner whose dog has just relieved herself on curb: You gonna pick that up? This ain’t the Bronx, you know.

–33rd St & 2nd Ave

Overheard by: Noah Jenda

Mother to her child: Going to the Bronx zoo isn’t just a natural experience, its a cultural experience.

–Bronx Zoo