Overheard in L.A.: Places You Might Hear "YOLO"
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from costume parties, offices and coffee shops.
Overheard of the Week
"Are these pirates saying YOLO?!!"
On the Pirates of the Caribbean ride via @richpalin
Laying Down The Law
"I'm not planning my wedding around you and your Coachella schedule."
At housewarming party via @xoxoGG
'Tis The Season
Dude: "Gurl, I'm so tired, I'm running on two adderol and a pumpkin spice latte."
If At First You Don't Succeed
"I’m going to go break up with my girlfriend some more. It’s been a work in progress."
At an Echo Park coffee shop via @marisagerber
Sweet Nothings In Our Ears
Man: "Can I buy you some onion rings?"
"I know my cousin is dressed up as slutty something. I don't know what."
In West Hollywood via @YWMTWearWhat
"You wouldn't recognize my costume, because it's from a movie I'm making."
In Halloween via @Leach24
Shit People In LA Say
"70 is not that warm."
Shit People in Hollywood Say
"Get Austin on the phone.. Those fucking tour dates WILL NOT work for me..."
In supermarket line via @GOPfashionista
Appropriate Office Conversations
"I have handcuffs if anyone needs them."
In the office via @tiffani_meacham
"Princess Leia is now a Disney princess. They needed a space princess."
In Hollywood via @lax2nrt
"Ugh, I really need to learn how to make quinoa, it's bothering me."
In Trader Joe's via @MistyRoseyPosey
Ke$ha Fans Can't Hide
Person 1: "Is that glitter on you?"
Person 2: "Yeah, they were doing glitter showers last night at the Ke$ha concert."
"There's a special bolge of the inferno dedicated to anyone who would cross a picket line to buy paté."
In Brentwood via @avflox
It Could Be Worse
A guy to his buddy: "Never take girls in LA on dates. Just meet with them at Coffee Bean. I kick it with girls here all day long."
Ask And You Shall Receive
Woman to male friend: I hope there's naked men.
At West Hollywood on Halloween via Brendan Farrell
One woman to another woman: "Do I like to look at J. Lo? Yeah I like to look at J. Lo."
At the Arclight during a trailer for "Parker" via Adam Boardman
One female co-worker to another: "Chocolate chip cookie is the white male of the cookie world."
One teen girl to another: "Oh, he's Jewish? I just thought he was a punk rocker."
At Century City AMC via SundayGirLA
What We're Telling Assholes
Girl to guy: "You could go as a devil because you're such an asshole."
At a costume store before Halloween via Anita Razzano
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