Tourist, pointing at mural of USS Washington: Look, there’s the Titanic.

–Museum of American Indians

Overheard by: francyne pelchar

Female tourist at box office: Goodness, it’s expensive to be cultured!

–Pompeii Exhibit, Times Square

Overheard by: Sarah

Tourist mother on phone: Yeah we’re at the Starbucks on Park Avenue, you know, south of the Brooklyn bridge? (pause) No, don’t take the subway! That’s dangerous, call a taxi.

–Starbucks, Park Row

Overheard by: that would be an expensive taxi ride

Tourist girl to friend: Thank god our bodies don’t completely turn off when we go to sleep or else people would be getting raped and murder all the time. Wanna see the shirt I got?

–F Train