Overheard in L.A.: Things That Remind Us Of The 405
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Trader Joe's, Melrose and other places that remind us a little of the 405.
Overheard of the Week
"It's like the 405 in here!"
At Trader Joe's via @aelandrum
Oh Hell No
"Isn't that Angelica ..."
"Yeah! That's her car!"
On Melrose as Angelyne's pink Corvette passes via @dougstern
Lessons We Learned
"Shit man, I loved high school, I used to 'teach' old MILFs."
In security at LAX via @JWManfredi
"You had time to make every paragraph a different color, but you didn't have time for a heading?"
First World Problems
"Cannes doesn't sound so bad."
No SERIOUSLY We Talk Like This
Girl: "You just TOTALLY interrupted a gnarly conversation!"
This Is An Important Analysis
"No seriously, the seven dwarves are all symptoms of marijuana."
In astronomy class via @CGRunyon
"How come I'm getting older but all my ex-girlfriends are getting hotter?"
Just Another Day In Paradise
"Were you in 'Showgirls'?"
"Then I know you."
In Hollywood via @pjla
Tricks Of The Trade
One older lawyer to another: "I think that law schools should make aspiring litigators take acting classes."
At a Thai place in Brentwood via @spoonologist
How We're Rising To The Top
Young woman: "Yeah, I became a reverend online while I was in college to add to my resume."
At the Echoplex via Hannah Nielsen
A Simple Request
One father to another: "If you ever see me standing in the street naked, don't hate me."
At a preschool via Shang Chi
You Must Not Be From Around These Parts
20-something guy to another: "Wow, the ocean! The Atlantic, right?"
At Griffith Park via Nathan Miles Lund
Your Lack Of A Preposition Says Otherwise
20-something woman: "I'm putting it out to the universe that I'm worth investing."
Outside a coffeehouse in Brentwood via @spoonologist
Social Media Stereotypes
"But you're following 3x more people than are following you. That makes you a bitch."
At Beverly Hills sushi place via @BelleVegasExPat
An Interesting Conversation
"It's not good for your uterus, Emily."
In bar bathroom via @TheJillKushner
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