Flamboyant black man to woman waiting at crosswalk: Oh, thank god for a sister! I need some money for the bus and I just know you'll help me out, little white barbie sister! Saint Louis, Missouri Overheard by: Margie
Conductor: Mind the gap, doors closing. (train does not move) Those naughty, naughty doors.
England Overheard by: ren
Mother, exiting trolley, to her son: Okay, come on, there’s people behind us.
Son: I want to say goodbye!
Mother: Oh, god. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Flight attendant, after landing: If anyone left a black coat, please come to the front of the cabin to claim it. (pause) Or if anyone would like to take a black coat for free. Orlando, Florida
Woman #1: Dammmnnn girl! This metro so damn crowded!
Woman #2: Shit yeah! Too many people here.
Woman #1: Don't worry, Obama gonna take care of that. http://eavesdropdc.blogspot.com/2008/11/metro-yes-we-can.html Overheard by: Ian
Conductor: Everybody please be patient, we have an obstruction on the tracks. Police are working to clear it, we will continue as soon as they finish.
Young suit: We're in a 55-ton battering ram, why did we even stop? MAX Rail
Portland, Oregon Overheard by: Ram Das
Conductor: This train will terminate at Stratford. The next station is Waterloo. Please change here for the Bakerloo, Northern and Waterloo & City lines. Alternatively you can also change for Waterloo International, catch the next Eurostar, go to Paris and show the French how to play rugby.
England Overheard by: kat
Conductor, over intercom: Rub-a-dub-dub! Chicago, Illinois
Man: My nipples are exploding with excitement!
Back Bay Station
Boston, Massachusetts Overheard by: Me too
Lady, bumping into man: What? You're so in a rush you have to knock me down?!
Man: Sorry, I was gonna ask you the same thing.
Lady: Watch where you're going!
Man: Please leave me alone!
Lady: No! You leave me alone! Metro
Washington, DC Overheard by: Jim