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Overheard In L.A.: Don't Be Stupid. Your Body Is A Temple

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TFW ur body is literally a temple. (Photo by Anton_Ivanov via Shutterstock)
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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features mermaids, avocados, and, as usual, a #cleanse.

Overheard of the Week
Person 1: "Wouldn't it be cool if we were mermaids?"
Person 2: "Mermaids?!? Oh my God, YES!"
Person 1: "No, roommates!"
Person 2: "Um... Yeah, I guess so."
via @GregWalloch

John Mayer's alternative lyrics?
"Don't be stupid. Your body is a temple."
via @wasabisauce

Jim Morrison's alternative lyrics?
"No, I'm sorry, I love you; what's your name again?"
via @alicialutes

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Joan Jett's alternative lyrics?
"I don't care about my reputation; I just want to be liked."
via @rpmalone

In the Skrillex Studies program
"He really understands electronic music. I mean, we went to Bard together."
via @eronrauch

Legally?
"I'm blonde, but I'm honest."
via @_thatssoLA

True guac is in the air
"We have to go to the farmers market to see the avocado guy. He's cute AND has avocados. I mean I could mess with that."
via @SallyRaeHamer

I smell a divorce
"My wife gave me a cleanse for my birthday. [pause] Thanks a lot."
via @ThinkSideways

Big Mouth Strikes Again
"Have we worked together before? I remember your mouth."
via @shereenwhy

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 tips@laist.com. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

Previously:
Overheard In L.A.: Run, Don't Walk, To See 'Dirty Grandpa'
Overheard In L.A.: Can You Vape In Malls?
Overheard In L.A.: Forget It, Jake. It's Hollywood.
Overheard In L.A.: The Filter Will Take Out The Smog
Overheard in L.A.: I Just Wish The Nachos Were Gluten Free And Vegan
Overheard In L.A.: The New Downtown Whole Foods Is Literally Heaven
Overheard In L.A.: I Only Eat Cheese From Sweden
And more!