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Overheard In L.A.: Excuse Me, Have You Heard About Harambe?
In this week's edition of Overheard in L.A. we travel to Oldchella, go to Marshall's with Grandma, and laugh at dogs.
Overheard of the Week
"Excuse me, have you heard about Harambe? We're trying to create a national holiday, do you want to sign our petition?"
Overheard at UCLA, via @JuliaHewitt17
It's way past everyone's bedtime!
"Everybody's falling asleep dude."
Overheard at Desert Trip, via @bvdbrug
NASA engineers are hard at work inventing vegan, gluten-free fruit
"Fruit is too carby."
Keep this person away from me
"This is California so I just like, hug everyone."
"It's funny how dogs just like, walk on the sidewalk."
You don't say!
"It always smells like coffee in here."
Overheard at, um, Starbucks, via @carlosonsocial
'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' tagline?
"I told him I don't want $10 million, I just want my husband to respect me."
Marshall's does rule pretty hard...
Elderly woman with walker: "I could spend all day here."
Patient grandson: "All day?"
Inversely proportionate with USC football's success!
"Tailgates have decreased in lit-ness."
Overheard at USC, via @alexiamarchetti
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