46. "Like a turtle."

Date: May 2011
City: New York

Old Vs. Young Subway

There's poetry everywhere. After a heated stand-off that features heavy use of the phrase "my man," these two gesticulators move to separate sides of the train. Thankfully the argument continues, giving Silver Sport Jacket the opportunity to drop this bombshell: "You're walking in front of me like a turtle!" Give people a chance and you'll find that they'll surprise you. Actually, that's not right. How about: People are disappointing, but even disappointments can stumble into a nice analogy.

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