Overheard in L.A.: 'Tis the Season For Ugly Christmas Sweaters
By Ana Ottman / Special to LAist
We've reached the time of year when ugly Christmas sweater parties are as ubiquitous as
faux-snow and festive wreaths. This week's Overheard in L.A. round-up includes overheard conversation on mustaches, Dave Matthews and Siri.
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Overheard of the Week
Girl: "Ohhh, are you on your way to an 'ugly sweater' party?"
The Standards For Ugly Are High
One dude to another: "These sweaters aren't ugly enough."
At a thrift store via @davery90230
Dating in Fast-Food Terms
"I haven't met a girl yet who I can take to Friday's. The only girls I attract are McDonald's worthy."
At a coffee shop via @SarahGrothjan
"Sweet mustache, fellow pale white male!"
At Downtown LA ArtWalk via @thecalebbacon
Don't Give Up on Your Dreams
"Yeah, well I wish I looked like Dave Matthews, but it's never gonna happen!"
Outsourcing to Siri
"I don't know why I'm talking to Siri when I've got my own assistant."
In a World Where Pets Are King
"Don't you DARE eat that taco. I got the burrito for you, the chicken tacos are for the dogs."