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Overheard In L.A.: Can't Go Without Quinoa

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from potential business partnerships, people who need a midget pretty soon, and somebody running low on supplies.Overheard Of The Week
"If you're really serious about starting up a spirulina farm, I've got a cold pressed juice bar."
via @YourItalianHope at Runyon Canyon

All The Essentials
"Do you think I still have that bag of quinoa? Can we stop and get some things."
via @ashyoga44

In L.A., This Could Be Anyone
"You know my yoga teacher who looks like Johnny Depp? He also does fire dancing."
via @hitchmichael

Better Than Smooth
"Everything says 'chunk.'"
via @glassshallot in the tuna aisle

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"I've already got Uber for kids: it's called my ex-husband."
via @cALifornia99

What About Friendster
"I'm off the grid, I don’t even have a MySpace."
via @BeauHenry

Harder Than You Think
"Jesus, how hard is it to rent a midget in L.A."
via Aleks B.

The New York Times Failed To Mention This
"I love L.A. more than New York. It's the weather. You could be homeless in L.A.!"
via @frankthefox

We All Know The Type
"He's a narcissist. And here's how I know—he's a musician."
via Lalisa D. at The Echo

In L.A., This Could Also Be Anyone
"You know the really skinny one who's had a lot of work done? She calls her dog 'Pimp Daddy'? Well her dog goes to the dog academy I'm trying to get my dog into."
via Britt B. in West Hollywood

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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