Archive for 2012

Is This What’s Known As Hit­ting the Books?

Lanky guy to dude dressed as Wal­do: Hah, I found you!
Wal­do guy: I found you.
(wal­do guy pum­mels lanky guy with striped pil­low)

–In­ter­na­tion­al Pil­low Fight, Union Square

It’s Al­most Like Vis­i­tors to New York Don’t Au­to­mat­i­cal­ly Have a Pho­to­graph­ic Mem­o­ry Of the Map!

Woman #1: Wait, we’re in Man­hat­tan now?
Woman #2: Yes, we crossed the Harlem riv­er.
Woman #1: But… We were in the Bronx. I did­n’t know Man­hat­tan went up that far.
Woman #2: We were in the part of the Bronx that’s next to Man­hat­tan, not the part that’s north of it.
Woman #1: So Harlem is­n’t in the Bronx?
Woman #2: That is cor­rect. In fact, there are signs all over Harlem say­ing “Harlem: we’re not in the Bronx.“
Woman #1: Re­al­ly?
Woman #2: No. Most of us man­aged to fig­ure it out for our­selves.

–207th St

Over­heard by: Rose Fox