Elderly shopkeeper in the pouring rain: Hey! Hey, amigo! When you go home, don’t take shower. You save money on bills.
–Morgan & Flushing, Brooklyn
Overheard by: Erin Partridge
Hobo: Man, I need a hundred dollars. Gimme a hundred dollars! I need Viagra.
–13th & University
Overheard by: Daniel
Shrewd negotiator: You don’t gimme da money, you not gonna get da baby.
–Elevator, 26th & East River housing complex
Hobo to girl: Bitch, I don’t want your money! Do I look like I want your money? I don’t think so. You go and walk on. Bitch all be thinking I need her money. Why don’t you go and spend it on yourself?! Those heels are about to break. [lowers voice] Bitch be all wearin’ cheap heels and handin’ me money.
–50th & Park
Overheard by: Sara
Woman on cell: What?.…Are you there??…We’ll take New York back, and you better give me my fucking money!
–W Broadway & Chambers
Overheard by: Let’s hope she was refering to Monopoly
Suit on cell: It’s like, “No, homeless person, you can’t have a quarter, I need money for resume paper.”
–Court & Joralemon
Overheard by: elmer
Girl, joining friend: Sorry I’m late. I just made $100 across the street.
–Post office, 14th & A
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