Woman to friend: It just was­n’t what they imag­ined when they dreamed of go­ing to jail.

–5th Ave, Park Slope

Over­heard by: MK

LA bim­bette to an­oth­er: I think, like, every­one I know has been ar­rest­ed. I mean, like, who has­n’t been charged with a drunk and dis­or­der­ly at least once?

–R train

Chick to friend: Yeah, he got a lot of gold chains, but that’s an in­vest­ment… That’s bail.

–Bus, Port Au­thor­i­ty

Guy leav­ing sub­way: Hey, ba­by, I’m home! One more day and I’m not in jail!

–Sub­way en­trance, 125th St

Over­heard by: Leav­ing Harlem

Teen thug: Man, I nev­er had to spend Valen­tine’s Day with my mom… If her boyfriend was­n’t in jail she would­n’t be both­er­ing me.

–East­ern Pkwy Li­brary

Chick to boyfriend: So, that’s what you learned in prison?

–Cen­tral Park