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Overheard in L.A.: What We're Forcing Ourselves to Eat

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features snippets of conversation overhead at Whole Foods, the L.A. Zoo and that crazy place known as CAA.

Overheard of the Week
Father to crying child who won't eat his churro: "How do you know you don't like it you haven't tried it, it's just like a donut but long!"
At the L.A. Zoo via David Leiva

It Starts Young
"Sophie, I want BIG bites of quinoa, BIG quinoa bites."
via @UnemployedEater

"Excuse me sir, your dreadlocks are in my gazpacho."
via @kidlightnin71

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It's Getting Real
"Someone told her that Boston sucks and we had to physically restrain her."
At the Whole Foods in West Hollywood via @Garytt

If You Have to Ask...
"Is the ticket for the stop sign or for the open container?"
At Torrance traffic court via @Jaimelc

Crazy Times
"What is it, PCP Thursday up at CAA?!"
Outside an office window via @MarcDWilkinson

Ready For Your Close-Up
“OMG I haven't seen him since I became famous! How do I look?!”
via @notbrodyjenner

Pressing Questions
"Siri, how old is Jackie Chan?"
In the studio via @usamike

"Yeah well he's actually a member of SAG, so."
via @leliabroussard

One Reason to Avoid Bedazzling
"Because my jeans are bedazzled, security had to feel my ass."
At the airport via @larryfong

We Expect More From Venice
"It's too bad you can't TiVo the eclipse."
In Venice via @RachelRkcrw

From the Cutting Room Floor of "Twin Peaks"?
"Do you NEED the eyepatch? Can you take it off for the photo shoot? You look sexy, so cute. Like a little kitten."
via @clairethebelle

"Irvine is gonna be the new NYC... just watch!"
via @jDmcElroy

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Pretty Serious, Basically
"It was right around the time she and I were becoming Facebook friends..."
At Cafe Gratitude via @frabjabulous

Why We're Getting Paid the Big Bucks
"Yes, that's right; step, turn, arm fart. arm fart."
At work via @lizbohnsack (a staffer for Conan)

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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