Earnest sidewalk pollster: Sir? Have you got a minute to talk about the sanitation department? Do you think it’s normal?
–51st St & Lexington
Overheard by: jake‑e
Conductor, bending down before fainted man: C’mon! Dude! What did I tell you before? Get up and sit down and pass out in the seat like regular normal people. People think you’re dead. Get up.
–Uptown 6 Train
Overheard by: I guess not a normal person
Girl, during History of Islam class: Miracles show us what’s normal and what’s, like, super above normal.
Woman, bending down to adjust child: You have to walk normally now–like a normal person.
–Museum of Natural History
Nerd guy to friend: It wouldn’t be child labor. You just hook them up to electrodes, connect them to the the power grid, and have them play on the playground like normal!
–Shuttle to Times Square