African American man at the top of subway stairs: You sound African. There must be something wrong with my Bluetooth.

–Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall

Five-year-old boy: Put the phone down, mom. Now.

–Staten Island Ferry

Overheard by: You go kid

Guy on cell: I woke up with all these guys’ numbers in my phone. (pause) No, I have no idea what happened.

–LIRR

Overheard by: Ladle

Lady: I called you to tell you to stop calling.

–Macy’s