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Overheard in L.A.: The Word Angelenos Will Never Stop Saying

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Angelenos on diets, overprotective mothers and, as always, the self-absorbed.

Overheard of the Week
"Dude, dude go up. Dude. Dude. Duuuuude. It's like that, dude."
via @alongcamebetty

The Most Difficult Dieters
"He wasn't a vegan. He was a Vulcan. It's a different dietary situation."
via @SaraNiemietz

He's No Van Gogh
"I dunno about that guy. That dude has millions of selfies."
At a bar via @HansDekline

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Starting With The Man In The Mirror
"I spend a lot of time alone, so I change my look a lot so the people I talk to in the mirror always look different."
via @JoshBurnell

The Trouble With Dating
"I mean, it's not that I'm out of his league, he's just below my ambitions. Does that make sense?"
At Sage in Echo Park via @anakincarver

See Above
"Where can I find this friendzone I need some friends."
via @erindschmidt

Proving Our Masculinity
"No! I didn't scream like a girl...I screamed like a fuckin' man."
At Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights via @

Green Is The New Black
"They've gotten more sexy now: Brussels sprouts."
In Trader Joe's via @Girl_Genius

Ruthless efficiency
"I'm going to outsource my next breakup."
via @FindingHappily

A Star Is Born
"Well, girl. You're in L.A. now. You have to dress up."
At Yogurtland via @LandLLosAngeles

No Such Thing As Too Much Of A Good Thing
"Think it's too much I do peacock, Aztec, cheetah and ombré? Ok, I'll do Aztec on one hand and peacock on the other."
At a nail salon via @melicious_one

If You Have To Ask
"I keep smelling weed, but then again, I think it's just me."
via @Harringtonian

Why We're Calling Poison Control
"Spit that gum ball out. it's not good for you. IT'S NOT SUGAR FREE."
via @karrrly

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