"If your mother asks, we crossed at the corner."
Sidewalk Rage: Rudy's Response
"Excuse me, sir—care to take a moment to check out my new clipboard? Ma'am? I just got a new clipboard. New clipboard, anyone? Anyone?"
Tags:clipboard, clipboards, poll, polls, polling, pollster, pollsters, street scene, street scenes, solicit, solicits, soliciting, solicitor, solicitors, solicitation, sell, sells, selling, seller, sellers, survey, surveys, surveying, annoy, annoys, annoying, annoyance, irritating, irritate, irritates, stop people, stops people, stopping people, pedestrian, pedestrians
"I still think a simple pedestrian mall would have sufficed."
"You saw him, didn't you? Crazy guy stepped right in front of me! No way could I stop!"
"I'm afraid I can't help you. I'm from New Zealand, and all I know is sheep."
Tags:man, men, stranger, strangers, asking for directions, directions, lost, confused, map, maps, address, addresses, pedestrian, pedestrians, help, helping, unhelpful, assist, assisting, useless, city, cities, urban, new zealand, kiwi, kiwis, new zealander, new zealanders, tourist, tourists, street, streets, animal, animals, sheep, herd, herds, flock, flocks, shepherd, shepherds, stereotype, stereotypes, farm, farms, farmer, farmers, know, knowledge, traveler, traveler, traveller, travellers
"The suspect was described as wearing totally pedestrian bluejeans, an indifferent gray sweatshirt, and a trucker's cap, without the slightest sense of irony."
Tags:clothes, clothing, suspect, suspects, crime, crimes, criminal, criminals, report, reporting, description, descriptions, fashion, fashions, news, television, telly, televisions, tv, pedestrian, trucker, irony, ironic, ironies, fashionista, fashion police, police, search, searching, crimes against fashion, unrealistic, accused, defendant, media, reports
"Someone must love someone very much indeed."
Tags:pedestrian, pedestrians, pilot, pilots, airplane pilot, airplane pilots, vapour trail, vapour trails, aeroplane pilot, aeroplane pilots, vapor trail, vapor trails, love, in love, romance, romantic, romantics, heart, hearts, heart and flowers, young love, stunt pilot, stunt pilots, condensation trail, condensation trails
"The street's lower than the sidewalk, dear."
Tags:walk, walks, walking, pedestrian, pedestrians, laws of physics, cartoons, cartoon physics, look down, looks down, looking down, sidewalk, sidewalks, pavement, pavements, street, streets, fall, falls, falling, fall down, falls down, falling down, float, floats, floating, hover, hovers, hovering, dawning realization, dawning realizations, defy gravity, defying gravity, gravity
"I do beg your pardon! Some force seems to be pulling me inexorably to the right."
Tags:conservative, conservatives, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, corporate, corporate world, republican, republicans, right wing, right wing ideology, right wing politics, right wing view, right wing views, pedestrian, pedestrians, business man, business men, business person, business people, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, conservatism, economically conservative, economic conservatism, trip, tripping, tripped up, tripping up, stumble, stumbled, stumbling
"Hail to thee, Frederick Law Olmsted!"
Tags:new york, new york city, manhattan, america, usa, central park, parks, urban park, urban parks, nature, architecture, architect, bow bridge, bridge, bridges, lake, lakes, famous architects, landscape, landscapes, landscape architecture, landscape architectures, public spaces, public space, public parks, public park, leisure, leisure parks, recreation, admiration, admire, admirers, public, pedestrian, pedestrians
"Excuse me, but your blocking my career path."
Tags:business woman, business women, businesswoman, businesswomen, business person, business people, businessperson, career path, career paths, career ladder, career ladders, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, competitive, competitiveness, competition, ruthless, ruthlessness, rival, rivals, glass ceiling, the glass ceiling, race, races, walking to work, sidewalk, sidewalks, pavement, pavements, pedestrian, pedestrians
"To cross street, push button, wait for walk signal, wait, wait some more."
Tags:traffic light, traffic lights, road crossing, road crossing, cross walk, cross walks, crosswalk, crosswalks, automatic light, automatic lights, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, jaywalk, jaywalking, jaywalker, jaywalkers, loosing faith, breaking the law, impatient, impatience, road crossing, road crossings, pedestrian, pedestrians, instruction, instructions
"I thought they were cracking down on jaywalking."
Tags:jaywalking, jaywalker, jaywalkers, crossing the road, monster, monsters, classic movie, classic movies, ny, nyc, new york, new york city, crackdown, crackdowns, cracking down, oblivious, obliviousness, understatement, understatements, destroy, destructive, destruction, law enforcement, pedestrian, pedestrians, film, movie, movies
"In this city, Jack, you learn to respect the pedestrian."
Tags:driver, drivers, driving, bad driver, bad drivers, truck, truck, truck driver, truck drivers, dangerous driver, dangerous drivers, dangerous driving, city, cities, city life, urban life, pedestrian, pedestrians, respect, respecting, respectful, crossing, crossing, zebra crossing, zebra crossings, cross walk, cross walk, city driving
"Hand over your most recently acquired technology."
Tags:mugging, muggings, mugger, muggers, robbery, robberies, robber, robbers, stick-up, stick-ups, hold-up, hold-ups, gun, guns, weapon, weapons, gun violence, gun crime, crime, criminal, criminals, victim, victims, pedestrian, pedestrians, urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, life in the city, technology, modern technology, electronic device, electronic devices, new technology, electronics, digital device, digital devices, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, modern life, modern crime, modern mugging, modern robbery, street scene, street scenes
No jay walking.
Tags:sign, signs, signage, animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, bird, birds, jay, jays, jaybird, jaybirds, walking, jaywalking, jaywalker, jaywalker, illegal, rules of the road, pedestrian, pedestrians, road, roads, traffic laws, law, laws, rule, rules, breaking the rules, breaking the law, wordplay, word play, play on words
Tags:crossing, crossings, road crossing, road crossings, crosswalk, crosswalks, cross walk, cross walks, traffic sign, traffic signs, traffic light, traffic lights, crossing light, crossing lights, bad advice, incompetent, incompetence, whatever, unhelpful, indifferent, indifference, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, pedestrian, pedestrians
A traffic light says "WALK", then "CHEW GUM" , then "WALK" again, while the nearby pedestrians obey it.
"That's what I love about New York—people leave you alone."
Tags:new york, ny, nyc, new york city, city, cities, urban, city living, city life, urban living, urban life, pedestrian, pedestrians, passer-by, passersby, good samaritan, good samaritans, emergency, emergencies, passed out, unconscious, medical emergency, medical emergencies, alone, selfish, self-centred, self-centered, unconcerned, uncaring, heartless, indifferent, unsolved, disinterested, uninterested, humanity, charity
"Is something troubling you, Charles? It's not like you to run over a pedestrian."