Loud male passenger: This is the bus where I met the Greek!
Teenage boy: Why are Europeans always taking pictures of squirrels? Do they not have squirrels in Europe?
–Washington Square Park
Overheard by: eric
Midwestern woman to young daughter, watching loud Hispanic girls: You see? People from all kinds of places live in New York. It really is an international mecca. Do you know what “international” means? Not from here. And “international mecca” means “anything goes”.
Mother to 10-year old son: No, you’re not. You’re Greek! You know you’re Greek, right?! You should know!
Overheard by: Katherine
Crazy hobo to group of British students: The British invasion was 47 years ago!