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Overheard in L.A.: How We're Spotting The City's Jerks

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Lotharios at Ralph's, Great Gatsby screenings and the stands of (perhaps rightfully) bitter hostesses.

Overheard of the Week
"There are 11,000 Range Rovers in this town and they're all driven by fucking assholes."
At hostess stand via @iproposethis

How We're Cramming For The Latest Bazzy Experience
"I loved the Sparknotes of it."
At a screening of Gatsby via @alicialutes

The F-Word
"I'm not fat. I'm a foodie."
via @Mrim86

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Weather Wimps
"I wish it weren't so cold today, now I can't go to the Farmer's Market."
On a day where it's 63 degrees and cloudy via @sarahlknapp

Great Accomplishments
"Is that your parking spot? Oh, my god, that's amazing."
On Abbot Kinney via @jlevine

Secret Wishes
"I wanna hear Mila Kunis fart."
via @therealjens

Pick-Up Lines
"You looking for someone to buy you flowers? Because I'll buy you some."
In the floral aisle at Ralph's via @IAmVonStroheim

Just When You Think You Have It Figured Out
"We're Facbook official but she's still being distant."
At UCLA via @YasminRoshanian

Dry College Tales
"Brian and Curtis are doing soda pong tonight."
At Biola via @AshleighFox2

The Truth Hurts
"As much as I want to be an actress on Downton Abbey that's not happening."
At a coffee shop in L.A. via @ibrill

Need An Upgrade
"What OS is that? Leopard? Lion? House Cat?"
At work via @crazyauntpurl

"I once spent an entire year without apologizing. It was one of the best years of my life."
At Whole Foods via @JohnnyVallone

Authenticity Is Overrated
Girl 1: "Is Chipotle really Mexican food?"
Girl 2: "It's like Mexican alternative."
via Mason Stockstill

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Mother's Day Conversations
"What should we get her?"
"I dunno. Maybe we should just get her a bong."
At the store via @madhaiku

Precious Moments
One girl in ironic mom shorts to another: "I'd love to write a webisode about the conversation we just had!"
At the Melrose Flea Market via @robynschneider

"Placenta Bolognese....dude, it's so healthy for you"
via @alliemcdonald

Box Office Curses
"I don't wish box office ill on anyone. Except Tyler Perry. Fuck that guy."
In Beverly Hills via @MysteryExec

Good One
"It wasn't The Great Gatsby it was The OK Gatsby."
via @Girl_Genius

A Very L.A. Childhood
"Mommy, there's a famous person over there"
via @JasLywenDill

Don't Worry, It's For Art
"Cat skin parchment ? Where do you get that?"
At Art Walk via Derrick

It's A Strange Breed
Guy: What kind of cat do you have?
Girl: He's white, with short hair, and two different color eyes.
Guy: Oh, like David Bowie.
via Mason Stockstill

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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