20-something guy: The classical composers were real musicians. Like Vivaldi and Paganini on the violin.
20-something guy's friend: Yeah, and the deaf guy.
20-something guy: The deaf guy had this thing with music. He would have no idea what it sounded like and it would come out incredible. You know why he went deaf?
20-something guy's friend: No, why?
20-something guy: Syphilis.
Overheard on the 506 bus