Thursday, December 22, 2005

New Yorkers make do

Overheard on the Long Island Rail Road, a commuter line still running amid New York City’s bus and subway strike:

“…And I couldn’t even have sushi for lunch. My favorite restaurant couldn’t get its fish,” said a businessman, hunkering down in his seat in apparent exhaustion.

“These are extraordinary times,” replied his companion, sounding like a battle-weary sargeant.

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