1. The people from Jersey City have a special glint in their eyes. This is how they recognize each other in Manhattan. If you cross them, they will get the governor of NJ to conduct a “traffic study” in your living room.
2. If you can catch a pigeon, it has to give you five wishes.
I caught a pigeon, but it only gave me one wish. I am now the proud owner of an ice cream sandwich. It sits in prominent position on my shelf.
3. If you find a telephone pole and climb it, and you put your ear close to
the wire, you can listen to phone conversations. But you have to do this
when the linemen are not prowling. They defend their territory
fiercely. They can whistle to the pole and it will shake you off and you
will fall into a bag and the linemen will take you and throw you in the
big dump where all the dead telephone poles go.
Also you have to find one. Most phone lines in NYC are underground. Try an outer-edge street in Queens or…