Eavesdropping isn't cool. But if you simply overhear two strangers whispering to each other (really loudly), that's not eavesdropping, that's just living in the city. And if their exchange turns out to be so funny, you just can't resist sharing it online, that's fine too. After all, who are they to take their dirty laundry to the streets? And don't worry if you're too afraid to post it on your Facebook wall. If you don't know who those people are and you don't want to damage your life on social media, just ask Denise McAllister. There are other ways to go about it.

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athornedrose 1 month ago

omg this needs to be so much higher!

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There's an Instagram account called Overheard LA and it's dedicated to such situations happening in Los Angeles, California. Stating that “We all have ears”, the creators have invited Angelenos to share some of the best lines that they have ever overheard and boy, did they deliver! Its founder, Jesse Margolis, started the account on a whim in 2015 after listening to a very Los Angeles conversation at a health food store. Now, it has over 1.3 million followers and multiple spinoffs including Overheard New York.

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Aramis 1 month ago

Need to remember this one for people like them

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Overheard LA gets about 100 conversation submissions every day. "We really try to select things that are both funny and feel like they are breaking new ground," Jesse told Bored Panda. "We get a lot of great submissions, and really try to post new, original content every day that doesn't feel stale."

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A B C 1 month ago

Oh, so relatable!

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Since 2015, the Overheard "empire" has expanded quite a bit. Jesse and his team have found ways to make the project more than a hobby as well. "We work with great companies, and have three branded accounts," he said. They are @OverheardBumble@OverheardLeLabo, and @OverheardUber.

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Enuya 1 month ago

"Make Oceans Great Again" - beautiful!

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All of the ridiculous exchanges they read, however, haven't changed the way they view local citizens. "We love how people participate and contribute to Overheard. It's not just satire, but strangely it is also a form of community... a gathering place for Angelenos to laugh at ourselves."

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Aramis 1 month ago

Influencers should be wiped off the planet

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"We have several other accounts," Jesse added. "@OverheardNewYork@OverheardSanFrancisco@OverheardLondon and @OverheardUniversity. We are [also] coming out with a newsletter in a few months." You can sign up for it here.

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Haha, gotta love that kid.

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Sasy 1 month ago

laughs too loud

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Nini Meow 1 month ago

That's wholesome

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Hope Floats 1 month ago

When reality is served as a side order.....

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Turnip and a Frog 1 month ago (edited)

Yeah, but make it epic!

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Smart kid

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Lios 1 month ago

Brilliant! I will try this tonight when our dog inevitably starts barking into the void again.

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Lucey 1 month ago

Genius!!!

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Turnip and a Frog 1 month ago

Been there.

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Foxxy 1 month ago

I would have just said thank you. The barista went out of his way to make a sandwhich on the house. Such a lovely thing to do.

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Enuya 1 month ago (edited)

I bet he had come.

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A B C 1 month ago

Dad has a point here. Period.

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Turnip and a Frog 1 month ago

Ha! On most days 😜

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Once the cat has unfollowed you, you know it’s over.

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Hahaha busted lol.

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A B C 1 month ago

Priorities set straight and easy

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ADHORTATOR 1 month ago

classic...

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Sasy 1 month ago

see that was like hot dog water :P

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Enuya 1 month ago

My life summed up in two sentences.

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Asia 1 month ago

I love banana flavoured hot chocolate... Does it make me a psycho? :D

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Enuya 1 month ago

Seems like he dodged the bullet.

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Aramis 1 month ago

Fair enough

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23.toothpick.20 1 month ago

Thats a big mood

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Aramis 1 month ago

But it’s true

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Alan Wilkening 1 month ago

My favorite color is Clear.

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