Hipster girl: I didn’t do too much… I had a dance‐off with a shark…
Overheard by: hoping she won
Conductor: No train Hokey Pokey! Either you’re in or you’re out!
–7 train, Grand Central
Overheard by: 7 train day tornado hit brooklyn
40‐ish blonde on cell: So, he thought it was going to be more than a dinner date. That prick wanted to bang me after dinner. I just wanted a dance partner I could throw away at the end of the night.
–39th & 3rd
Overheard by: Mark
Street performer, to crowd: Get closer — we don’t have weapons… Don’t be scared, it’s just black guys dancing!
–New York Public Library
Guy to female passersby, about Chuck Taylors: My grandmother had a pair of those shoes. She used to breakdance with a wooden leg.
–Paul Ave, Bronx
Overheard by: Lillian