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Overheard In L.A.: French Fries Are Vegan (Usually)

Ooey Gooey Fries at Chego, decidedly not vegan (Photo by LWYang via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people indulging in too many French fries, people sending us unwanted reminders of Burritobox, and students that could use a little encouraging. Overheard Of The Week
"I was a vegan but then I got fat because, like, French fries are vegan."
via @Margaret__Zhang

"I can't wait to watch Dear White People. I love Spike Lee movies!"
via Yumi S.

People Out There In Our Nation Don't Have Maps
"Oh my God! You're getting a tramp stamp of TEXAS?!"
via @angrybabymonkey

Compatibility Issues
"Well I don't like the smell of the potions and I don't like that she's doing animal sacrifices."
via Jeff M.

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Somebody Point This Guy Towards Smiths Night
"The weather in LA is redundant. I miss days in New York sitting inside listening to The Smiths and having a good cry."
via @maxfilm

Ugh, Gross
"Do you wanna put your burrito in my box?"
via @GaryAWilliams at Casa Vega

Two Truths And A Lie
"Don't eat sugar. Sugar is a fungus. Sugar causes cancer."
via Alexa A.

Future Of America
"My parents said I can get a new BMW if I have over a 3.2 this semester. I'm not sure if it's gonna happen."
via @faithinfastcars

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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