Hobo to chick: You’re looking nice this evening! [She ignores him.] Normally you look like shit.
–Lafayette & White
Hobo eating entire roast chicken: You got a quarter for some food? Haven’t eaten in days.
–73rd & Broadway
Overheard by: mosugs
Hobo: Hey, look! It’s everyone’s favorite bum! [He’s ignored.] Oh, geez, that went over well.
–Outside Gray’s Papaya
Overheard by: Zach
Hobo to high school students: Hey, kids — stay smart, stay in school… Yeah! Be cool, stay in school! Someone’s got to arrest me one day!
–60th & 10th
Hobo: The fed done lowered interest rates again! You gentlemen get to keep mo’ money in yo’ pocket. Please donate a dollar to help me keep these financial updates as a free service.
Overheard by: Big Larry
Hobo: I take American Express!
Overheard by: Only had a Visa
Hobo: Ladies and gentlemen, please help keep our trains moving. Get out and push!