“That’s a Chanel bag!”
—A stern word of warning from a lunching lady in Bridgehampton to a young man about to touch the aforementioned bag. The young man was 19 months old.
Classic quotations can make for great cocktail party talk, but are truly welcome anywhere witty banter and ”She said what?!?” reactions are desired. Where to find such quotable quips? Just listen.
With a respectful nod to Bartlett’s, Shakespeare, Yogi Berra and Curb Your Enthusiasm, there are plenty of amusing, inspiring and downright crazy things to hear right here in the Hamptons, and herewith we launch an ongoing celebration of quotables from the East End (and bring an end to using the word herewith).