Leave it to idiocy to bring out idiotic comments from people. So someone hacked into the transit message system in the subway and made the signs say, "Pretty Girls Don't Ride the Subway".
So a reporter goes around asking people about this, as if this is real news that we should be wasting brain cells on.
"It's a vicious lie," said Rachel Russell, 37, an East Village arts-program coordinator, mostly in jest. "I think someone is trying to be clever." (Someone... not you, but someone...)
"That's horrible," she said of the sign. "I'm pretty, and I take the subway every day."
(Horrible? Horrible is a curious puppy getting his nose snipped off by a weed wacker. This falls slightly short of horrible, ma'am.)
Nick Bello, 57, a technical representative from Brooklyn, said he has seen proof that the message is wrong. "It's very strange," he said. "I see a lot of pretty girls on the subway."
(Good to know that 57 year old Nick is ogling pretty girls on the subway on his way home. I'm sure his wife will have something to say about that.)
Actress Katharyn Bond, 33, of the upper West Side, who was wearing a little black dress with heels and a pink shawl, was taking the subway to a theater to see a play. "Pretty women," she said, "take the subway so we can go spend money on more important things - like alcohol."
(Clearly she already had a few in her when she gave the reporter the spelling of her name.)