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Overheard in L.A.: Shopping and Strippers

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By Ana Ottman / Special to LAist

It could be the excess eggnog or frenzied shopping centers, but some people's careful judgment can be absent during the holidays. This week's Overheard in L.A. round-up includes overheard conversation on sailing, office holiday parties and Momento.

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
Friend 1: “Should I buy red cowboy boots?"
Friend 2: “I dunno. Are you a stripper named Delilah?"
Via @VincentPerea

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Self-Confidence, Venice Beach Style
“You know, my spirit is so, so strong that sometimes I feel like I'm guiding my therapist."
In Venice via @realmattross

A Day in the Life
Gentleman signing off from phone conversation: "Have a good sail!"
Via @janetvarney

Occupying the True 99%
Coworker: "I don't care about this government stuff. I'm just glad I have a job."
Via @SarahLedesma

Office Party Letdowns
"I'm neither a hooker nor a stripper, much to your dismay."
At a Christmas party via @ackwalk

Ovaphobia: The Fear of Eating Eggs
“I'm only afraid of two things: Spiders and quiche.”
Via @AlohaMinty

Is He Being Ironic, Or…?
"Yeah, I saw 'Momento' but I don't really remember anything about it."
Via @andrewhibbard

Teen Relationships in Meltdown
Guy: "I'm so pissed at you right now!"
Girl: "Ugh. Lemme answer this text first."
Via @Johanneus