60-year-old man on cell: I want you to do a big fave for me, okay? Call my aunt’s house. If my aunt picks up, hang up.
Overheard by: Victoria Tarasova
Dude on cell: No, it’s okay, my cellphone is attached to my hand. It’s part of my hand!
–Restaurant Bathroom, 7th Ave
Overheard by: Duncan Pflaster
NYU guy on cell, snottily: No wait, wait… Is it full because you keep leaving them for me and I never bother to listen? (pause) Voicemail is a dead technology, dad.
Overheard by: liz
Woman on crutches: People think I’m talking on one of those Bluetooth-headphone-cell phones. Nah. I’m just talking to myself. Pfft! I ain’t got no cell phone! I just talk to myself! That’s right!
–Food Stamp Office, 14th St
Overheard by: Erica Schreiner
African American man on cell: I gotta go. I got Richard Simmons on the other line.
–30th St & Madison Ave
Overheard by: mike v