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Overheard in L.A.: Ridiculous Things People Said At Coachella
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from this year's Coachella.
Overheard of the Week
“What does Coachella stand for?”
“I’m, like, literally sweating.”
More Astute Observations
“It’s crazy how there’s so much sand around here.”
Overheard At A Nail Salon
“Do you think this is slutty enough for Coachella?”
Trying To Meet Up With Friends Sucks
“I’m at the thing that changes colors.”
Sandstorm Tanning Is Super Hot Right Now
“Do you think this dirt makes me look tan?”
“You can’t use the neti pot until you do some drugs with us.”
“Coachella, like, changed my life, you know.”
Overheard During Kid Cudi
“It’s always a good time for downward dog.”
via Emma Gallegos
Really Concerned Friends
“We checked her pulse, she’s fine.”
Meanwhile, Back At Home …
“When’s Coachella? I want to have brunch in Silver Lake without having to wait.”
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