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I was at the gym today.  Two high school girls were sitting on the mats and "working out their abs," which basically meant that they were chatting, texting, and doing half-assed crunches when they felt like it.  We will call them Stephanie and Ashley.

Stephanie: "So like, are hot dogs bad for you?"
Ashley: "Ohmygod, I asked my mom that the other day!"
Stephanie: "Are they?  I had two for lunch.  I never eat them with the bun though."
Ashley: "Yeah, I think they're OK.  You know, without the bun."
Stephanie: 'Yeah, OK, good!"

Pretty much speaks for itself.  :o

Overheard anything crazy like that lately?  I love hearing people's conversations.

yeah I never really could drink whole milk.  I did fat free skim cuz it was like water.  I never really liked soy but I love love love almond.  SO do my son and my husband. 

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Almond is my favorite too!! It's just so expensive where I am right now.

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Top chef contestant commenting on another chef using seitan in her dish, "She's being really ballsy. Pressed fermented soy beans.. no one likes that stuff. It's yuck."

first of all, figure out what your ingredients are before you insult them. Second of all.. "it's yuck" has never been an acceptable way to discuss an ingredient when you're cooking in Wolfgang Puck's restaurant. Ohysh.

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Top chef contestant commenting on another chef using seitan in her dish, "She's being really ballsy. Pressed fermented soy beans.. no one likes that stuff. It's yuck."

Damn that contestant!  Everyone likes tempeh!  (well, they should)

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I was talking to a gentleman with his dog in the park  the other day. Talking of dogs, and so on... banter, friendly. He then asked me if I were a magician? A magician. Stumped me for a second, but he meant musician.... I replied if I were famous this town would not be my first choice. We both laughed.

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Not sure if this is really the correct thread, but it was something I overheard/saw so here we go.......

I was in the corner shop yesterday and in front of me were a couple aged about 20 - 25 buying booze and crisps. Just as they were about to pay the girl turns to the boy and says 'wait I need some juice'  he points to the fridge and tells her the juice is at the bottom there.
I was really confused because I'm pretty sure the corner shop does not stock juice.
BUT she wnadedred over to the fridge, without hesitating, picked up a huge bottle of 7up and took that to the counter.

So I really think that for her juice = fizzy pop!
No juice = juice!

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Another cellphone overheard:
"I don't know what's wrong with Paco, man, but you know what he's like. The poor guy's a four-colour-processed imbecile."

On shiny paper? Or would that imply matte?

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I was in target the other day, browsin' the clearance rack.
this girl (maybe 15, 16. I'm not certain.) comes up with her mom and starts looking through the racks.
She comes across this black dress-thing and says, "OMG, THIS IS SOOOOO GAGA." (I could only assume she was making a pop-culture reference meaning, "Wow, this is awesome. It's something so cool that even Lady GAGA would wear it!")
And thus forth, everything she came across was "So Gaga." It was the most annoying thing I have ever had to endure.
She said it so many times, I can only guess that perhaps she made this "so Gaga" business up and was trying to influence me.  too bad I'm above the influence haha. ;)

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Dessie, we were shopping for some dress shoes for my husband to wear to a wedding last year and these two young guys were in the next aisle looking at shoes and one of them proclaimed a pair to be "totally gangs".  huh?  say whaa? 
I was, and still am, so confused.

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Maybe they meant "gangster" ? My best guess aha.

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yeah, but in relation to a pair of plain black slip on shoes... what the hell does that mean?? 
haha, I'm totally not 'cool' and completely ok with that, so I'll just settle for smiling in bemusement when I hear these young kids talking  : )

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Don't worry, OWW...since when are black slipons cool, in any sense of the word? I mean, yeah, I like them, but I'm an old fart! I can't imagine them having any cred at all, particularly if they're the kind with tassels.

But you do remind me of an overheard some while back between some UK tourists in our largest department store (where many tourist groups go to suck up free air con and spend money on stuff they could get anywhere else for cheaper.) They're cruising the shoe racks and a woman says to her husband in utter disgust, "Not brown shoes! No one wears brown shoes south of Tyneside!"
The River Tyne is, I believe, in Scotland. So now you know.  :-D

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Tyneside is in Newcastle......but I wear brown shoes and I live in London, definitely south of Tyneside.  I am obviously not cool (but I knew that anyway!)

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Tyneside is in Newcastle......but I wear brown shoes and I live in London, definitely south of Tyneside.  I am obviously not cool (but I knew that anyway!)

Well I did wonder why, if "no one" wears them, there are racks of brown men's shoes everywhere you go, but there we are...common sense vs. nonsense...nonsense usually wins.

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Oh oh, I have a good one. I was at the rock climbing gym last week, and let me set the scene. Rock climbing girls are typically cool, down-to-earth, kind of hippie, just awesome. But there were some really girly girly Valley/sorority girls there, and it was really hard not to giggle at them.

Valley girl one (yes, in "that voice"): I am SOOOO glad that we came here today! I was feeling sooo fat.
#2: Me too! I've been feeling really fat lately!
#3: Should be stretch? Oooooh, let's stretch right here! (right in the way of everyone climbing)
#2: I love stretching!!!
#1: Me too! How weird is that?

And then a bunch of other stupid stuff. They were there with their equally douchey boyfriends that just kept groping the girls while they were supposed to be spotting them, and then they started making out in the middle of the gym. Very inappropriate! Everyone in there was just stifling giggles. It made my day.

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

A woman I work with blames the vitamins her mother gave her as a child for her obesity.  Not the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and cup of cheese she puts on her "diet" salad.  I was like...are you kidding me??

Just like the watermelon size growth hanging off her back (no exaggeration) is nothing to worry about...at least according to her doctor.  Nor the pus it secretes.  

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Walking thru the grocery store...

Hairspray Diva(seriously, I could SMELL her hairspray):"What's with this Dillons?  (Grocery store, local Kroger outlet) Their 'hippie' aisle is, like huge!" 
Drenched in Perfume:"OMG (no, really, she said the letters OMG) I know!  who wants bulk granola and weird stuff, I mean the beans aren't even in cans!"
Revvie:  ::)
HD: "And all those weird things in the produce section!  I mean who eats that stuff?"
DIP: "Must be for (drumroll, please) The Mexicans!"
Revvie: ... ???

Ah, Kansas...

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Spanish women of a certain age:

One tells how she's been put on a diet to lower her cholesterol and lose weight and is surprised that the Dr has given her a multivitamin. Her friend says, "Oh, yeah, you have to take vitamins, they make you burn calories faster."

Uh-huh. I wish it worked like that.

I've heard that too! For some reason people think a multi-vitamin makes them healthy, thus lose weight, I guess. Weird.

A woman I work with blames the vitamins her mother gave her as a child for her obesity.  Not the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and cup of cheese she puts on her "diet" salad.  I was like...are you kidding me??

Just like the watermelon size growth hanging off her back (no exaggeration) is nothing to worry about...at least according to her doctor.  Nor the pus it secretes.  

CLAP CLAP CLAP. Congratulations. You just won the "Grossest Post of the Day" award! Oh my! (but really, I love it).

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