Woman in the middle of cell phone call, entering crowded elevator: Well, I am leaving work right now, and barring any unforeseen problems, I will be able to take you both ways tonight!
–Elevator, 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Overheard by: Michael
Small child holding on to dad’s arm for support on train: I’ll just hold on to your meaty pole.
–Uptown C Train
Overheard by: K
Grandmother to table: I don’t care if it’s big! I just don’t want it shriveled up.
–Buddy’s Deli, Glen Oaks
Overheard by: Howie
Teacher, about flash drive: Why do I have to lie on the floor to get this thing in… Can somebody do it for me please?
–Bronx High School of Science, History Class
Overheard by: urbanadventurer
British student taking picture of statue: I’m going to take it from behind.