Wednesday One‐Liners are Part of New York City… Technically

Hipster girl: ‘Flushing Queens’ would be a great name for a man.

–Barnard College

Overheard by: Beautiful Barnard Woman

Drunk dude watching girl rip the shirt off a guy: What, no blood? Queens is lame.

–Shea Stadium

Boyfriend to girlfriend: Prepare to be blown away by the majesty of Queens!

–E train platform, Penn Station

Conductor: This is a Queens‐bound A train.

–Brooklyn‐bound A train

Overheard by: Maggie 

Conductor: This is a Queens‐bound… No, Manhattan‐bound… No, Queens… Wait, hang on. This is a Manhattan‐bound E train. Next stop: 53rd and Lex… Shit.

–Manhattan‐bound E train, 53rd & Lex

Announcement over the subway: This is not the Queens‐bound E train. [Half the train empties] This is the Queens‐bound E train.

–E train, Penn Station