“Everybody thinks they be able to lose weight just by eating broccoli and a ton of small meals. That ad up there say that ain’t true and that broccoli carbs be bad for you, and that small meals pack on the pounds. I already knew that shit, but I can’t drink black coffee. Even if it does help speed weightloss, it just taste nasty with no cream and sugar.”
“I hear you, but the only broccoli I eat be in that Chinese beef and broccoli, so I’m good.”
– two women discuss slimming tactics on the E train
“… And they doing it cuz they want you to suffer. Why else would they do it like that? Shoe makers gotta all be men cause they make us wear those kinda shoes that make us suffer. It ain’t no accident men all be wearin comfy shoes and all us dumb bitches be falling around wearing crazy heels. I mean, I used to wear ’em so much that ruined my feet wearing’ ’em, so much that I can’t even wear shoes no more.”
– barefoot homeless woman at W4th on the B train explains her lack of footwear.
“I am so sick and tired of crazy people just standing there and saying crazy things on the subway. Why can’t they go someplace else? Why do they all pick the subway?
“I don’t know, probably because it has seating. Talking crazy for a long time must be tiring.”
– two young women on the uptown F train in Manhattan