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#PhelpsFace memes that capture how truly infuriating LA can be

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Kate Wertheimer

One Olympic athlete has been making a bigger splash (heyo) than usual lately... not so much for his record-breaking laps as for his internet-breaking mean mug. Michael Phelps' face—caught in an unfortunate freeze-frame moments before his 200-meter butterfly on Monday, throwing serious shade at his South African rival Chad le Clos—is now the symbol for all things terrible and cranky-making. The web is swimming with memes, and we had to get in on the action—here are some typical LA scenarios that make us as evil-eyed as a threatened Phelps.

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