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By Ana Ottman / Special to LAist

Say what you will about professional sports teams in L.A., we attract players at the top of their game. This week’s Overheard in L.A. round-up includes overheard conversation on post-structuralism, upholstered furniture and movie plots.

Don’t forget, 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.)

Overheard of the Week
"Bernier is French for rebound."
At a L.A. Kings game via @paul_guillen

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Stuff White People Like
"Post-structuralism just sounds like white people with too much time on their hands."
Via @trippfuller

The Lazy Bachelor
“I've become everything I want to be! Why would I want to raise my game?”
In Venice via @spicydijon

Do You Know the Diseases You Can Catch From Those Things?
“I don’t like sitting on upholstered things. People have sex all the time on upholstered things.”
Via @ImDavidSullivan

21st Century Nightmares
“I had that nightmare again last night where I’m sitting naked in church while my Google search history is being read aloud.”
Via @shawngold

A True Gentleman
"If I'm really interested in getting to know know, “romantically,” I wait to add
them on Facebook."
Via @brandonAlucas

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It’s For Your Own Good
Woman: “What is ‘Pineapple Express?’”
Target Employee: [Explains the plot to “Super 8.”]
At a Target via @youthcattle